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99 / 103 Gwydir Street, Brewer’s Arms

History of the Brewer's Arms

1871: unnumbered


Benjamin Finch, 23, railway porter, b Suffolk

Elizabeth, 23, b Suffolk


David Watts, 29, striker engine smith, b Cambridge

Elizabeth, 28, b Beds

Brewers Arms:

James C Turfs, 43, brewer, b Cambridge

Susan, 39, b Burwell

Charlotte M Phillipe, 14, servant, b Middlesex

James Brett, lodger, 82, gardener, b Kneesworth




Walter H Curry, 28, signal fitter railway, b Essex

Harriett, 25, b Norfolk

Edward H, 4, b Cambridge

Alfred William, 3, b Cambridge

Walter L, 10m, b Cambridge

(101) uninhabited

(103) Brewers Arms

James Ellwood, 38, carpenter, b Stretham

Rachel M, 39, b Stretham

Walter, 11, b Cambridge

Ernest, 9, b Cambridge




Robert S Alderson, 38, plasterer, b Yorks

Isabella, 35, b London

Richard J, 7, b Kent

(101) to let

(103) Brewers Arms

Rachel M Ellwood, widow, 45, publican, b Stretham

Ernest, 19, publican assistant, b Cambridge




Edward G Carpenter, 25, cabman groom, b Cambridge

Ada E, 21, b Dry Drayton

Elsie A, 1, b Cambridge

Eliza, 2 mos, b Cambridge


George E Tiplady, 42, tailor, b Cambridge

Mary E, b Kent

Alexander, 12, b Cambridge

Edwin A, 10, b Cambridge

Lilian A, 8, b Cambridge

Dora E, 7, b Cambridge

Frank A, 6, b Cambridge

Erni R, 4, b Cambridge

Wilfred A, 2, b Cambridge

Minnie, 6 mos, b Cambridge


George Norman, 53, beer house keeper, b London

Sarah, 60, b Lincs




David Lines, 28, parcels porter, b London

Alice, 38, b Fulbourn


Samuel Thoday, 36, draper’s porter, b Willingham

Ada Alice, 38, college bedmaker’s help, b Berks

Sidney Edward, 9, b Oxon

Ernest Stanley, 7, b London


Thomas R Clarke, 34, publican, b Bristol

Constance, 24, assistant in business, b London

Harry E G, 4.5, b London

Edith Horner, mother in law, 45, assistant, b London



(99) Frank Edward Kempton, bricklayer

(101) Samuel Matthews, GER servant

(103) Brewer’s Arms


1937: Brewers Arms

George Mears


CWN 8.4.1982:

At one time the elephants coming to perform in the circuses on Midsummer Common were billeted in the stables at the back of the old Brewer’s Arms



Brewer’s Arms PH


1970: (99/103)

Brewer’s Arms PH


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