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32 Jesus Lane

32 Jesus Lane

History of 32 Jesus Lane

The 1959 Royal Commission survey states: it was built probably shortly before the middle of the 18th century. In the 19th century new kitchen offices were added on the N. The classically proportioned front of No. 32 Jesus Lane is of note as an example of 18th century street architecture of much dignity. There are a large number of original features inside.


Charles Henry Cooper was the coroner residing at the inquest into the Spinning House and death of Elizabeth Howe

1851 unnumbered

Charles Henry Cooper, 43, JP town clerk of Cambridge and attorney at law employing 5 clerks, b Bucks

Jane, 43, b Cambridge

Thompson, 14, b Cambridge

Harriet Elizabeth 10, b Cambridge

Jane Mary, 8, b Cambridge

John William, 5, b Cambridge

Sophia Turner, 28, servant, b Hull

Elizabeth Pratt, 23, servant, b Grantchester

Sarah Cropley, 21, servant, b Ely

1861 (wrongly numbered 29 in the census)

Charles Henry Cooper, 53, town clerk, b Bucks [antiquarian]

The Annals of Cambridge – Charles Henry Cooper’s comprehensive record of our city


Rev Charles Edmund Lambert, principal of clergy training school


Rev Philip S Watson



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