Christ's College Gate circa 1926/7 (Cambs Collection)
Christ’s College, Cambridge
History of Christ's College
General historical information about the college can be found on Wikipedia.
New Court is a Building of Local Interest.
Chancellor Building was built in 1950 by Rattee and Kett and named in memory of Marshal Jan Smuts who was at one time Chancellor of the University.
A particular feature of the college is the Charles Darwin Sculpture Garden. A description can be found here:
Following list of members and undergraduates of the college,
William Lofts, college servant, porter of college, b Cambridge
Emma, 31, b Cambridge
Ellen, 5, b Cambridge
William Hunt, 23, master’s butler, b Cambridge
Amelia Settle, 38, master’s cook, b York
Ann Conder, 19, master’s housemaid, b Barrington
Joseph Humm, 34, under porter of college, b Suffolk
William Lofts was killed by a stone thrown in a riot in 1868.
1930s – 1950s
This was the home of the 10th Cambridge Christ’s College Scouts