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17 Trumpington Street

17 Trumpington Street, St Bonaventure’s priory

History of 17 Trumpington Street

Royal Commission Survey of Cambridge 1959: built early in the 19th century and has an unusual entrance doorway.


Peter Wallwork Latham, 58, physician, b Lancs [Professor of Medicine]

Marianne F, 57, b Bristol

[Marianne was Peter’s second wife. All his children were by his first wife.]

Anne M McI, 24, b Cambridge

Arthur C, 23, student of medicine, b Cambridge

Emma Shedd, servant, 47, parlour maid, b Cherry Hinton

Caroline Duke, servant, 24, cook, b Sussex

Jane Mulberry, servant, 32, housemaid, b Wimpole

Deborah Collins, servant, 21, housemaid, b Isleham


17 Trumpington Street c1904 (MoC102/55)



Henry Buckley Roderick, surgeon to Borough Police Force and University Demonstrator in Surgery.

H B Roderick’s obituary can be found here:

He developed a particular interest in military medicine and was from 1908 – 1914 commanding officer of the medical continent of the Officer Training Corps at Cambridge. In 1914 he became a major at the First Eastern General Hospital and then went to France in 1917 as lieutenant-colonel commanding the 55th General Hospital. He was twice mentioned in dispatches and was awarded the O.B.E. On his returned he was appointed honorary surgeon to Addenbrookes Hospital.


(16-17) St Bonaventure’s Franciscan Friary


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