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Mother Shepherd, shoe cleaner of Sidney College c 1773

Sidney Sussex College

History of Sidney Sussex College

General information about Sidney Sussex College can be found on Wikipedia.

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An unusual attraction is a plaque commemorating the burial of Cromwell’s in a secret location nearby.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oliver_Cromwell%27s_head

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Dr Robert Phelps

Dr Robert Phelps (1808-1890) was Master of Sidney Sussex from 1843 until his death.

He was a leading figure in the introduction of gas light into Cambridge.

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