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5 Mill Lane, Stuart House

History of 5 Mill Lane


Frederick Cant, 35, builders clerk, b Essex

Mildred, 33, b Suffolk

Eric, 6, b Chesterton

Olive, 4, b Cambridge

Harry Bryan, 27, printer compositor, b Herts

Rosa Lees, 13, servant, b Fen Ditton

In 1950 photographer Ellis Minn described buildings in Mill Lane. On the South side we have most self-conscious ‘building’ in Cambridge, the most perfect reproduction of exquisite Georgian, incongruously named Stuart House. (Vanishing Cambridge, Mike Petty p.33)


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