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23 Trinity Street

History of 23 Trinity Street

Three storey houses built at the beginning of the 18th cent. The ‘Junior Parlour’ of Trinity College extends the full length of the first floor and is lined with original ovolo-moulded and fielded panelling. (see 1959 Royal Commission on Historical Monuments Survey of Cambridge)




Henry M Ransome, 58, tailor & robemaker, b Cambridge

Emily, 47, b Cambridge

Emily S, 21, b Cambridge

Harriet E, 20, b Cambridge

Henry M, 16,  b Cambridge

Kate, 15, b Cambridge

Herbert W, 13, b Cambridge

Arthur J, 10, b Cambridge

Lilian F, 6, b Cambridge

Frank P Galloway, lodger, student, 21, b Ceylon

Alfred E G Price, lodger, student, 21, b Wales

Elizabeth Sanderson, servant, 24, b Cottenham

Emma E Martin, 16, servant, b Cambridge




Arthur John Ransom,  30, tailor robemaker & tobacconist,

Amy K, 27,

Marjorie, 1, b Cambridge

Frances A Hayward, 25, servant, 25, b Abingdon

Bertha L Hayward, 21, servant, 21, b Abingdon


Arthur J Ransom, 40, cigar & cigarette merchant, b Cambridge

Amy Katherine, 37, b Bristol

Marjorie, 11, b Cambridge

Joan, 1, b Cambridge

Laura Lavinia Bowls, 24, working housekeeper, b Suffolk

Dorothy May Fisher, 15, nursemaid, b Suffolk


Ransom & Son, tailors and robemakers

A J Ransom, cigar merchant

WE Bryan MA

Athenaeum Club


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