Capturing Cambridge
  • search
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
St Peter's Street, Duxford, east end in 1901 OS map

St Peter’s Street / High Street, Duxford

History of St Peter's Street

In 1901 on the OS map, there are about six buildings mark from the east end of St Peter’s Street as far as the Wheatsheaf (marked as PH). These are likely to have been the houses lived by those listed below.

1911:

Jess Brand, 43, married separated, butcher, b Abington Piggotts

Charles, 17, b Duxford

Horace, 14, b Duxford

Horace Everard Brand, Duxford

Horace joined the Cambridge Battalion when he was only 17. He was killed on 1.7.1916.

Brand, Horace Everard. Regiment number 13772 11th Battalion of the Suffolks. Died 1st July 1916, from Duxford

……….

Mary Bowman, 80, old age pensioner, b Duxford

……….

Thomas Mynott, 54, factory labourer packer of paper, b Castle Camps

Eliza, 50, b Duxford

Thomas, 22, bakers assistant, b Duxford

Albert, 18, farm labourer, b Duxford

Winifred, 15, b Duxford

………..

Albert Weeden, 47, blacksmith, b Sussex

 

 

………..

Charles Smith, 60, roadman, b Suffolk

 

……….

Louisa Rider, 56, widow, b Essex

 

………

James Spicer, 76, old age pensioner, b Duxford

 

……….

Alfred Webb, 50, baker, b Duxford

Kate, 44, post mistress, b Ickleton

Alice Louisa Godfrey, 19, assistant post mistress, b India

…………

Wheatsheaf

Charles Craft, 62, publican and bricklayer, b Surrey

Contribute

Do you have any information about the people or places in this article? If so, then please let us know using the Contact page or by emailing capturingcambridge@museumofcambridge.org.uk.

Dear Visitor,

 

Thank you for exploring historical Cambridgeshire! We hope you enjoy your visit.

 

Did you know that we are a small, independent Museum and that we rely on donations from people like you to survive?

 

If you love Capturing Cambridge, and you are able to, we’d appreciate your support today.

 

Every donation makes a world of difference.

 

Thank you,

The Museum of Cambridge