1 Scroope Terrace, Trumpington Street
History of 1 Scroope Terrace
Royal Commission Survey of Cambridge 1959: the N part of the site was let by Gonville and Caius College on building leases for forty years in 1839 and house 1 to 7, forming a symmetrical block, were then built. Nos 8 to 12 were added by the College, in uniform style, in 1864 at a cost of £8,704. … Inside Nos 1 to 3 have been remodelled for the University School of Architecture; Nos 9 to 12 have been more or less altered to form the Royal Hotel.
John Willis Clark
John Willis Clark, 47, supervisor of university museum of zoology, b Cambridge
Frances M Clark, 35, b Russia
Edward Mellish Clark, 6, b Cambridge
William Henry Clark, 5, b Cambridge
Elizabeth Watkin, 47, lady’s maid, b Bristol
Harriet Cook, 34, cook, b Cambs
Louisa Swan, 28, parlour maid, b Cambridge
Eliza Cowell, 20, housemaid, b Hunts
Sir James Dewar [absent]
Eliza Armitage, 56, cook, b Cambridge
Elizabeth Long, housemaid, 19, b Ely
Dewar was a distinguished chemist. He is remembered for the invention of the vacuum flask.