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Signe Laven

34 Causewayside

History of 34 Causewayside

1939:

Miss Signe Elfrida Laven, teacher of Educational Gymnastics Masseuse

Born in 1885 in Holmestad, Sweden, she was a pioneer of physiotherapy and set up a war emergency massage corps in Cambridge in WWI. In the 1911 census she was living in Harston House, Harston with several other Swedish gymnasts.

For more information:

http://www.harstonhistory.org.uk/content/people/signe-elfrida-laven

 

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