Grocer's Arms

Cowgate Street


1861 census - Cowgate Street, St John Baptist, Peterborough  **


Robert Hilliam Head Married 36 (1825) Grocer & Brewer born Thurning, N'ptonshire

Eliza Hilliam Wife Married 44 (1817) born Peterborough

William R Hilliam Son 11 (1850) born Holbeach, Lincs

John J Hilliam Son 9 (1852) born Holbeach, Lincs

Charles Hilliam Son 4 (1857) born Peterborough

William B Mordell Boarder unmarried 36 (1825) Telegraph Inspector born Tiverton, Devon

Betsey Fenn Servant unmarried 15 (1846) House Servant born Ailsworth, N'ptonshire


Note:  In 1861 The Grocer's Arms was next door to Blue Bell Inn (on the left)


sch no. 71 - Falcon Inn

sch no. 52 - Grocer's Arms

sch no. 51 Blue Bell Inn



1861 11 September - Stamford Mercury

Heading: Innkeeper's licences


"Tuesday last was the day appointed by the Magistrates of the liberty of Peterborough for renewing the licences to innkeepers and hearing new applications for new licences.

Mr Smedley applied on behalf of Robert Hilliam, Grocer's Arms, Cowgate, Peterborough, refused".

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