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2 Kingston Street

2 Kingston Street

History of 2 Kingston Street

1913: vacant

1918:

Pte Sidney Hutchinson of the Lancashire Fusiliers was killed in action on 28.9.1918. He had previously worked for G Holt at 43 Trumpington Street

1922-37:

John Brooks (1863-1938) and Susan Brooks (1865-1937) and their family of seven children lived here and ran a fish and chip shop on the ground floor for many years.

They are listed in this location from 1922 – 1937, and the house is listed as empty from 1937-38 (Spalding’s Directories – Vol. 1922-23, 1924-25, 1927-37, Cambridge Reference Library). This was their second fish and chip shop. Their first was at 100 Mill Road.

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