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20 (11)(9) Hills Road

History of 20 Hills Road

1851

(9)

Thomas Chambers, Member of the Royal College of Surgeons not practicing

Margaret

Sarah Chapman


1861

(11)

Thomas Chambers, 59, fundholder, b Kent

Margaret, 63, b Bottisham

Sarah Chapman, 37, servant, b Cambs


1871

(11 Hills Road)

John Green, 72, assistant curator of Fitzwilliam Museum, b Middlesex

Harriet, 60, b London

Eliza Wright, cousin, 56, funded property, b Middlesex

Eliza A Green, daughter, 30, artist, b London

Rachael E Ludman, servant, 14, b Trumpington


1881

[not found]


1891

Henrie Farnham, 24, dentist, b Islington

Minnie, 23, b Chesterton

Eliza, servant, 18, b Spalding


1901

Thomas H Headdey, 79, widower, born Cambridge, pensioner Inland Revenue

Ellen P, 54, daughter, b Wales, living on own means

Clara M, 51, daughter, b Wales, living on own means

William W Headdey, brother, 81, widower, b Cambridge, pensioner Clare College


1913

Douglas Edwards LDS dental surgeon

C Ewart Grant LDS dental surgeon

1939

(house number obiterated in 1939 census but from context assumed to be no. 20)

Rosamond Harding c.1920

(Flat 3) Rosamond E M Harding, b 1898, author, (Civil air guard pilot)

For more information on Rosamond Harding see Michael Cole’s article. Rosamond had started a degree in music at Newnham College but dropped out. In 1927 she moved to Madingley Hall which her father had inherited. She started work on a doctoral thesis supervised by Edward Dent. This was completed in 4 years and was for many years the authoritative work on the subject:  The Pianoforte – its history traced to the Great Industrial Exhibition, 1851.   Her research had taken her to Berlin, Nuremberg, Stuttgart, and Brussels. She also received much advice from Capt. Evelyn Broadwood.

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