Capturing Cambridge
  • search
  • Facebook
  • Twitter

70 Regent Street, ‘Brooklyn’

History of 70 Regent Street

In 1901 there was a householder Phypers at (29) Regent Street


Mary Phypers, 65, widow, boarding house keeper, b Bourn

Mary, 92, mother in law, b Long Stanton

Sidney Hale, boarder, 58, married, private means, b Berks

Margaret Emma Hale, married, boarder, private means, b London

Frances Matthew, boarder, 64, private means, b Cambs

Sarah Marie Priceless, 36, boarder, b Norfolk

Rebecca Carter, nurse, 64,  b Melbourn

Clara Ann Gill, cook, 26, b Cherry Hinton

Jessie Jacobs, parlourmaid, 28, b Yorks

Geneva Evelyn Mary Fuller, housemaid, 15, b Suffolk


Mrs Phypers, ‘Brooklyn’ boarding house


Provident Clothing, clothier

Co-operative Permanent Building Society

Crittall Manufacturing, metal windows


Do you have any information about the people or places in this article? If so, then please let us know using the Contact page or by emailing

Dear Visitor,


Thank you for exploring historical Cambridgeshire! We hope you enjoy your visit.


Did you know that we are a small, independent Museum and that we rely on donations from people like you to survive?


If you love Capturing Cambridge, and you are able to, we’d appreciate your support today.


Every donation makes a world of difference.


Thank you,

The Museum of Cambridge