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Westminster Bank Trumpington Street

58 Trumpington Street, Westminster Bank, Corpus Christi College

History of 58 Trumpington Street


John Haviland, 55, physician

John, 20

George, 15

Henry, 15

Arthur, 10

George Thompson, 35

Reuben Rolley, 30

James Pratt, 20

Sarah Hymas, 25

Ann Spark, 25

Eliza Headland, 15

John Haviland (1785-1851) was Cambridge professor of medicine. He was elected Professor of Anatomy in 1814; he was Regius professor of medicine from 1817 until his death. He played a significant roll is the reinvigoration of the Cambridge medical faculty. This is documented in Mark Weatherall’s book, ‘Gentlemen Scientists and Doctors: Medicine at Cambridge 1800-1940‘ pub.2000.





Louisa Haviland, 70, fundholder, b Surrey

Thomas Reynolds, butler, 44, b Godmanchester

Elizabeth Reid, cook, 45, b Beds

Elizabeth Lake, housemaid, 29, b Norfolk

Ann Graystock, 20, kitchenmaid, b Chesterton






1962: Westminster Bank

The former doorway of the bank now houses the Corpus clock. This was installed in 2008.


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