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James West Knights (1854 - 1929) Public Analyst for Cambridge (1881 -n 1927) by Lillian Edwards (1869 - 1952) © Museum of Cambridge

21 Warkworth Street

History of 21 Warkworth Street


James West Knights, public analyst to moved to this address from 6 Claremont. In 1895 the Public Analyst office was at 1 Sidney Street.


JWK recorded as Secretary of Cambridge Chemical Company of Cambridge and Duxford (Chemical & Disinfectant Mfrs). Public Analyst for the City and County.

1900 Public Analysts Lab built at 67 Tenison Road.


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