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Downing Terrace

53 Lensfield Road / 7 Downing Terrace

History of 53 Lensfield Road

1851 unnumbered

George James Kain, 39, accountant, b London

John, brother, 27, accountant, b Staffs

William Francis Cowley, 40, managing clerk, b Warwicks

Emma Keziah Cowley, housekeeper, 39, b Oxon

William Henry Royle, 19, accountant clerk, b Staffs

Henry Swift, 19, accountant clerk, b Warwicks

Ann Sukington, 17, servant, b Cambridge

1861 (7)

Clara Smith, 36, wife of Assistant Commissary General now at the Cape of Good Hope, b Essex

[J J Smith was appointed to the Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) in 1845]

1901 7 Downing Terrace

Robert Pell, 54, custodian lawn tennis grounds, b Cambs


Florence, 15, b Cambridge



William A Roberts, boarder, 26, chemists assistant, b Kent

Arthur H C Hines, 27, assistant water engineer, b Notts


Marianne Pell, 63, widow, boarding house keeper, b Cambridge

Lillian Marian, 22, b London

Arthur Leslie, 19, bookbinding apprentice, b Cambridge

Emily Christabel Howe, boarder, 33, elementary school teacher, b Oxford

Stanley Arthur Butteau, boarder, 22, electrical engineer, b London

1913 Robert Pell, lodging house keeper


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