History of 27 Gwydir Street

See History of Gwydir Street and Buildings in Gwydir Street.

Mrs. Clark lived here in 1904 (see Spalding's Directory).

William Burling, tailor, lived here in 1913 (see Spalding's Directory).

From Capturing Cambridge:


1881: Greengrocer’s shop
James B Howell, head, 41, green grocer, b Leighton
Anna, wife, 37, b St Ives
Maria R Long, widow, 72, mother in law, b Suffolk

John Staden, head, 62, cellarman, b London
Maria, wife, 52, b Norfolk
John H, son, 32, tailor, b Norfolk
Walter E, son, 24, tailor, born Cambridge
Alfred, son, 19, tailor, born Cambridge
Agnes M, daughter, 16, born Cambridge
Mary, daughter14, born Cambridge
Walter Spilman, visitor, 8, scholar, born Cambridge

CIP 7.10.1898
: Compensation Paid: At the sitting of the Borough Court Wednesday week, John Seabrooke and George John Seabrooke, father and son, residing at 27, Gwydir-street, were ordered to pay £1 compensation and 18s. costs within a week, for assaulting Walter Newman.— The elder defendant appeared at the Borough Police Court Wednesday, and said they had been able to find 30s. of the money, and asked for a further adjournment of a fortnight for the payment of the other 8s. The Bench decided to give £1 to Newman at once, as compensation and granted the fortnight’s extension for the payment of the other 8s.

Martha Clark, widow, 63, b Swaffham
Philip Dawson, boarder, 59, carpenter, b Cherry Hinton

William Baker, 43, ironmonger assistant, b Cambridge
Mary, 42, b Coton
Grace, 20, dress maker, b Cambridge
Dorothy, 18, domestic servant, b Cambridge
Robert, 16, compositor, b Cambridge
Gladys, 12, b Cambridge
Nellie, 9, b Cambridge
Ivy, 7, b Cambridge
Cyril, 5, b Cambridge
Ada, 3, b Cambridge
Beatrice, 2, b Cambridge

William Burling, tailor

CIP 4.7.1913
: Cricket in the street: Frederick Staden, 17, of 27 Gwydir Street, errand boy, and Harry Pointer, 12, of 92 Gwydir Street were summoned for committing a disorderly act. Mrs Whiffen of the Lodge Little Shelford was hit in the eye by a ball. Older boy given caution.

CIP 15.8.1913
: Frederick Staton (16) of 27 Gwydir Street, a porter in employ of Mr Butler, was witness in the case of Joh Newman (48) labourer of 24 Staffordshire Gardens, Staffordshire Street, charged with stealing 8s 6d from Henry Nunn of 108 Sturton Street.

Michael Sheehan

Michael Sheehan

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