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27 (79) Regent Street, Regent House

History of 27 Regent Street

1861 (79)

Ann Sherwood, 36, lodging house keeper, b Suffolk

Mary Jane Goddard, niece, 4, b Soham

Elizabeth Langley, 16, cook, b Cambridge

Ann Summon, 15, housemaid, b Norfolk

John L Burton, head, 36, rector of Chetton Gorzeby Salop, b East Indies

Caroline, 27, b Shropshire

William F Armitage, lodger, 28, BA Emmanuel College, b Huddersfield

1901 Regent House

Norah King, 32, teacher of dancing, b London

Davies King, 35, b Cambridge

Catherine M Banyard, 13, servant, b Cambridge

1913 (27)

Thomas Frohock, potato merchant

F E Winterton, dental surgery


Hubert Cooper recalls regular visits to his two maiden aunts who lived here, Madge and Doris. he remembers frequently eating rissoles there and their fine radio, probably hired from Radio Rentals. His aunts had an allotment in the Botanic gardens.




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