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Edward Henry Palmer

38 – 39 Green Street

38 - 39 Green Street



Sophia Palmer, widow, 62, college servant, b Cambridge

Mary Ann, daughter, lodging house keeper, b Cambridge

Charles Matthew, 32, son, tailor, b Cambridge

William Henry, grandson, 12, b Cambridge

Edward Henry, grandson, 10, b Cambridge

Frances Lambeth, 33, servant, servant, b Royston

John Henry Rowan Ward, lodger, 19, undergraduate Trinity Coll., b Cheshire

Basil Francis Hall, lodger, 18, undergraduate Trinity Coll., b Scotland


Beaumont Pain, 49, master bookbinder, b London

Edward Henry Palmer, b 7th August 1840, was left an orphan at a very young age. He went to the Perse School, then travelled in the Middle East before studying oriental languages at Cambridge University. He became Professor of Arabic. In 1882 he went to Egypt at the request of the Government but was murdered.



Thomas Peters, 71, tailor & robe maker, b Cambridge

Martha, 80, b Cambridge

Lydia Newel, 22, servant, b Cambridge


George Gray, 37, house painter,  b Cambridge

Emma, 28, b Cambridge

Sarah A Stearn, 18, servant, b Cambridge



James Pettit Warrington


David Ellis, college servant


(38) Miss Smith, lodging house keeper

(39) Headquarters of the 1st Eastern General Hospital RAMC “T”







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