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14 Regent Street

History of 14 Regent Street


A J Berry, fellow and lecturer in Chemistry and Physics Downing College

CWN (26 Nov 1981): A Nursery window on the first floor of their home at 14 Regent Street was a good vantage point for three lively girls who grew up in Cambridge in the 1920s. From their window, the Berry sisters, daughters of A J Berry … used to watch the lamplighter come round each evening. During the day they would see the Stetchworth Dairies cart delivering milk to the houses in the street. One of the Berry sisters, Dr Mary Berry, who is a Fellow of Newnham and is Director of Studies in Music, remembered the milk cart being drawn by two little Shetland ponies.

There used to be a garden full of trees at the back of the house. Known as “Berry’s wilderness” it was in 1981 a college carpark. Similarly by 1981 most of the house had gone.


Herbert Robinson Ltd Bicycles

Sir David Robinson’s example to those who made their fortunes in Cambridge


Farrow and Ball


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