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25 Malcolm Street

History of 25 Malcolm Street


Walter G Darkins, college cook, 53, b Cambridge

Caroline Pounceby Darkins née Smith, 53, b Cambridge

Henry George, b 1884, electrician [in 1911 he was working in Middlesex]

Reginald B, 19, relief stamping [s lamping?], b Cambridge

Leonard Sid, 11, b Cambridge

Mary Ogden, 34, servant, b March



Walter G Darkins, college cook

Lance Corporal Henry George Darkins of the Royal Fusiliers died of wounds on active service 11.6.1917 aged 32.  This may have been during the Battle of Messines.

See Mill Road Cemetery entry


circa 1950:

Miss Roberta Owen and her niece Dr Robin Andrews.

Roberta Owen was the great-niece of Robert Owen, the Victorian scientist. She lived in the basement and let rooms to students.


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