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12 Hills Road, (1) Cintra Terrace (7)

History of 12 Hills Road

Pevsner notes (Cambridgeshire p. 327): the retained facade of Cintra House, originally added c 1860-5 to an early C19 four-storey terrace. The design is reportedly by John Edlin, in a very coarse eclectic style, with a row of roundels and heads sticking out of them.



Digby March, 67, Captain Royal Navy, b Ireland

Maria Adelaide, 31, b Ireland

Horatio, 25, b Cornwall,

Rosamund, 22, b Suffolk

Susannah M Fox, visitor, 62, b Ireland

Elizabeth Easton, 23, servant, housemaid, b Cambridge

Lucy Cornwall, 33,  servant, parlourmaid, b Bottisham Lode

Sarah Deller, 33, servant, cook, b Cambs


(7 Hills Road)

Walter William Skeat, 35, lecturer at Christ’s College, b Middlesex

Bertha Clara, 31, b London

Bertha Marian, 9, b Norfolk

Clara Lilian, 7, b Surrey

Ethel Gertrude, 5, b Cambridge

Walter William, 4, b Cambridge

Margaret Frances, 2, b Cambridge

Mary Ann Percival, visitor, 68, nurse, b essex

Sarah Tyrrel, cook, 35, b Essex

Ruth Baker, 21, housemaid, b Foulmere

Sarah A Dickerson, 28, nurse,  b Toft

The Skeat family had moved to 27 Station Road by 1881


(1 Cintra Terrace)

Ann M Carr, widow, 57, income from money invested in railways, b London

Walter C, 25, undergraduate of Cambridge, b Kent

Eliza Wood, nurse, 65, b Essex

Elizabeth Maddicks, 31, cook, b Gloucs

Annie Pinnock, 21, housemaid, b London

Albert Russell, footman, 20, b Kent

Florence E Carr, niece, 19, b Bucks


Hannah Green, servant, 33, cook, born Horningsea

Jessie Stonebridge, 20, housemaid, born Cambridge


(12 Hills Road)

Jane Allen, 47, b Ireland

Kate Reed, servant, 30, living on own means, b Isleham

Agnes Peppercorn, 26, servant, b Cambs


Miss Jane Allen


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