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77 Norfolk Street

77 (42) Norfolk Street, White Swan, The Swan

History of 77 Norfolk Street

1871 Swan Inn

Thomas Wilby, 33, publican and dealer, b Suffolk

Rebecca, 27, b Northants

Thomas, 7, b Norfolk

Cosiar, 4, b Peterboro

Frank, 3, b Cambs

Thomas Smith, lodger, 21, b Suffolk

Robert Bowers, lodger, 41, b Ireland



Stephen Heber, 77, widower, sexton, b Cambridge

Stephen, 15, grandson, b Cambridge

Henry Wright, lodger, 39, bricklayer’s labourer, b Cambridge

(42a) The Swan

William Porter, 37, shoemaker, b Cambridge

Esther, 38, b Norfolk

Ada M, 13, b Cambridge

Louisa E, 12, b Cambridge

Harry W, 10, b Cambridge

Maud F, 8, b Cambridge

1891 (77)

William Porter, 48, publican

1901 White Swan

William Porter, 57, publican, b Cambridge

Esther Ann, 58, b Essex

Ada Mary Neal, 33, barman, b Cambridge

William I Neal, 9, b Cambridge

Louisa M Neal, 6, b Cambridge

Henry Emmins, lodger, 71, widower, army pensioner, b Cambridge, feeble minded

1913 The Swan

Alfred Whittaker

1937 Swan P H

Edward G Eve

1939 The Swan Inn

Edward Eve, b 1874, licensed victualler

Beatrice, b 1879

Edward G, b 1902, night telephonist


Swan Inn, Norfolk Street, 1962

In March 1981 the CWN noted that when the Printz-Pahlsons were moving into no.77, the removal men told them that the Swan had been a very rough pub and the police had been down there every night.


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