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38, 39 & 40 Parkside

39 Parkside, (16) Park House

History of 39 Parkside

Royal Commission Survey of Cambridge 1959: not in R G Baker’s map of Cambridge of 1830, but date from the same decade for they are shown in the print of the Coronation Dinner of 1838. No. 39 is equipped with an outside bell and heavy bars in a number of windows suggesting an institutional purpose. before 1850 the Rev James Scholefield, Regius Professor of Greek, established in Park Side a ‘Female Servants’ Training Institution.

1851 Park House

Mary Ann Willis, widow, 58, fundholder, b London


Edward Morris, 33, barrister, not practising, b Wales


Ann Raymond, 41, land proprietor, b Essex


Henry H Baber, 75, rector of Stretham, b Yorks


Elizabeth Butterfield, 67, head housekeeper, b Worcester


1861 ? census damaged

1871 (16)

William Basham, 42, woollen draper, b Cambs

1881 (16)

Richard Reynolds Rowe, 56, architect, b Cambridge

1891 (16)

Richard R Rowe, 66, architect, b Cambridge

1901 (16)

Charlotte Rowe, 66, b Lincs

1911 (Park House)

Philip Allin, 57, engineer, b Devonshire

1913 Park House (16)

P H Allin

1962 (39)

Sydney A Chapman


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