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Rowland Morris Fawcett

3 Scroope Terrace, Trumpington Street

3 Scroope Terrace

Romilly moved to Scroope Terrace from Hills Road after Margaret’s death.


Joseph Romilly, 59, clergyman without cure of souls and registrary of university, b Middlesex [also 3 Benet Place in 1861]

Lucy, sister, 52, b Middlesex

Harriet Sandfield, servant, 25, b Cambridge

Theodosia Russell, 28, servant, b Kent

In 1848 (2 December) Romilly noted: Harriet Sandfield’s birthday: Lucy and I each gave her 10/- to begin an account at the Savings Bank.

Romilly’s editor notes that Harriett was the faithful maid of whom naturally little is known beyond what Romilly relates. She was a local girl, protégée of Lucy, and only in her twenties, who was to refuse two offers of marriage to stay with her master.





Roland Morris Fawcett, 67, general practitioner, b Cumberland

Elizabeth, 71, b Leics

Fanny Hurry, 60, cook, b Cherry Hinton

Frances Waller, 23, parlour maid, b Hunts

Louisa Fayers, 15, house maid, b Wood Ditton

Frederick Bradford, 30, coachman gardener, b Babraham

The River Cam’s sewage problem – 1870



William Milner Fawcett, 58, architect, b Yorks


1909: death of William Milner Fawcett

William Milner Fawcett – the Architect for Victorian Cambridge



Emily Fawcett, 67, widow, b Leeds

Emma Clarke, visitor, 76, widow, b Leics

Mary Elizabeth, sister, 61, b Hereford

Ada Jane Brooker, 40, companion to lady, b Kent

Elizabeth Curson, cook, 40, b Norfolk

Annie Bailey, housemaid, 26, b Norfolk


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