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90 (30) Regent Street, Geneva House

History of 90 Regent Street


Anne Freeman, 44, widow, lodging housekeeper,  b Cambridge

Edward, 10, b Cambridge

Edward Barker, head, 23, chemists’s assistant, b Kent

Jane Bank, head, 53, annuitant, b Lincs

Anne Staple, visitor, 60, b Hunts

Elizabeth Phillips, servant, 19, b Northants

1861 ?


Frederic Poland Adcock, 35, solicitor, b Cambridge

[Poland Adcock was a lawyer involved in the Jessie Chauntler inquest in 1873]

Mavey, 30, b Manchester

Emma, 8, b Cambridge

Dick, 5, b Cambridge

Alice Chapman, servant, 20, b Cambs

Margaret Foote, 19, servant, b Cambs


Frederic P Adcock

Laura B, 20, b Cambridge

Richard R, 15, b Cambridge

Jane Handley, 30, servant, b Landbeach

Isabella Hoppett, 26, servant, b Coton

see Mill Road Cemetery entry


Louise R Moerck, head, 36, principal of school, b Neuchatel Switzerland

Florence Bennett, head, 25, principal of school, b Sunderland

Kathleen Johnson, boarder, 26, general teacher, b Warwicks

Blanche, boarder, 19, general teacher, b Shropshire

Margaret Swan, boarder, 16, scholar, b Cambridge

Mabel, Gent, boarder, 15, scholar, b Saxon Street Cambridge

Lizzie Norman, boarder, 14, scholar, b Cambs

Nellie Gee, boarder, 16, scholar, b London

Kate Coy, boarder, 15, scholar, b Ely

Blanche Gee, boarder, 13, scholar, b London

Julia Holiday, boarder, 10, scholar, b Duxford

Mary Morman, boarder, 12, scholar, b Cambs

Blanche Tindall, boarder, 14, scholar, b London

Nellie Collett, boarder, 12, scholar, b USA

Sophia P Pettit, 62, living on her means, b London

Julia Sadler, 24, housemaid, b Coton

Mary A Hitch, 26, cook, b Littleport

Mademoiselle Moerck seems to have taught at least from 1885 at Llandaff House. She advertises for pupils in April 1885 describing her establishment as one for Young Ladies and offering private lessons in french and German.

An advert of 27/5/1887 in the Cambridge Chronicle and Journal:

Ladies School, Geneva House

39, Regent Street, Cambridge

Madlle Moerck and Miss Bennett having removed to a more commodious house have accommodation for an increased number of boarders and day pupils. Every advantage of a sound English education.

Preparation for Local examinations and Modern Languages by Certified Governesses.

The House is healthily situated, with every convenience for the comfort of resident Pupils.


Ethel M Nell, 30, YMCA superintendant, b Berks

Elizabeth Temple, boarder, 26, bookkeeper, b Kent

Alice Richmond, 19, cook, b Fulbourn


Sarah Elner, 37, caretaker, b Cambridge

William, brother, 30, carter, b Cambridge


Inland Revenue Valuation Department, W Brereton Wright district valuer


Eaden Spearing and Raynes solicitors

Hoover Ltd, vacuum cleaners

Roneo Ltd, duplicating machines


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