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2 - 3 Benet Place

2 – 3 Benet Place, Lensfield Road

History of 2 - 3 Benet Place

Royal Commission Survey of Cambridge 1959: early 19th century development.


(2) James I Lang, 47, vicar of St Benedict’s, b East Indies

Edith M, 33, b Australia

Mary V H, 5, b Cambridge

Ruth V H, 2, b Cambridge

Edith G V Hemet, sister, 21, b Australia

Anne E Weeks, servant, 38, nurse, b Dorset

Annie M Spalding, 25, housemaid, b Burwell

Elizabeth Laston, 26, cook, b Middlesex

Thomasine Mattinson, 15, nursemaid, b Westmoreland

(3) Algernon W Outram, 37, secretary to the Leys School, b London

Jessie E, 23, b Islington

Harold W S, 3, b Cambridge

Beatrice E, 3 mos, b Cambridge

Emily Fenton, cousin, 59, living on her own means, b Middlesex

Frances E Edwards, visitor, 46, b London

Millicent Halsey, servant, 15, b Hunts

Mary E Cornwell, servant, 19, b Yorks

Kate Perry, 18, servant, b Cambridge




(2) Fanny Henrietta Hort, 74, widow, private means, b Yorks

Ellen Margaret, 48, b Gloucs

Mary Blee, cook housekeeper, 66, widow, b Herts

Martha Emmings, 29, temporary parlour maid, b Cambridge



(2) Mrs Hort

(3) Clifton Wilbraham Collins [1844-1918: writer on Classical topics]


(2) Addenbrookes Hospital Psychiatric Dept

(3) Addenbrookes Hospital Nurses Hostel


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