History of 67 Gwydir Street

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John Wilderspin, carpenter,lived somewhere in Gywdir St in 1879 (see Kelly's Directory). Luther Wilderspin, butcher, lived in 67 Gwydir St in 1883 (see Kelly's Directory).

Alfred W. Good, butcher, lived here in 1892 (see Kelly's Directory) and in 1904 (see Spalding's Directory).

James J. Burton, butcher, lived here in 1913 (see Spalding's Directory).

From Capturing Cambridge:


1871: unnumbered
John Wilderspin, 25, butcher, b Cambridge
Sara A, 23, b Cambridge
Luther, brother, 15, assistant in butchers shop, b Cambridge

1881: butcher’s shop
Luther Wilderspin, head, 25, butcher, b Cambridge
Flora A, wife, 22, b Herts

Luther Wilderspin gave evidence at the case of the Red Lion horse theft.

Alfred Good, head, 36, butcher, b Cambridge
Sarah Ann, wife, 36, b Norfolk
Alfred, son, 9, scholar, b Cambridge
Thomas, son, 7, scholar, b Cambridge
Kate, daughter, 5, scholar, b Cambridge
Daisy, daughter, 4, scholar, b Cambridge
Arthur, son, 3, b Cambridge
George, son, 1, b Cambridge
William Muffitt, 19, butcher’s apprentice, b London

CIP 7.11.1891
: Re Alfred Wiiliam Good: All persons claiming to be creditors of Alfred William Good of 67 Gwydir Street in the Borough of Cambridge, are hereby requested to send notice of their Claims

CIP 7.10.1898
: The Swine Orders: Alfred Goode, of Gwydir-street, was charged with moving two fat pigs without a licence, and Alfred William Goode, butcher, Gwydir-street, the father, was charged with causing them to be moved.—P.c. J. Pammenter said he saw the younger defendant come out of Coldham lane at 9.30 on the night of the 23rd September with a cart, in which there were two fat pigs, when he said he had had brought them from Cherryhinton.—Defendants pleaded ignorance. Alfred was convicted, but discharged. The father was fined 10s. for each pig and the costs.

Alfred W Good, 46, butcher, b Cambridge
Sarah A, 46, b Norfolk
Alfred J, 19, butchers assistant, b Cambridge
Thomas W, 17, butchers assistant, b Cambridge
Kate M, 15, b Cambridge
Daisy, 14, b Cambridge
Arthur, 13, b Cambridge
George, 11, b Cambridge
CDN 29.11.1901
: Straying Mare: Alfred W. Goode, of 67. Gwydir-street. was summoned as the owner of a mare, which was found straying in Mill-road November 21st. He pleaded not guilty. P.C. Guest stated that while on duty in Mill road he saw a brown mare straying at 4.15 a.m. He put it in the pound, and afterwards ascertained that defendant was the owner. Defendant stated that he turned the mare out on Coldham Common on Wednesday. November 20th. and next heard of it being in the pound. The Mayor said there was no evidence that the mare was put on the Common. A fine of 2s. 6d. was imposed.

James J Burton, butcher

John James Burton appointed Special Constable CDN 4.11.1916

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