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Mollison family at 5 Cranmer Road early 1900s (source family)

78 Hills Road (4 Dorset Terrace)

History of 78 Hills Road


(4 Dorset Terrace)

Mary Jane Clarke, wife, 32, wife of the travelling secretary for the Additional Curate’s Society, b Worcs

Lucy, 9, b Staffs

George Herbert, 7, b Staffs

Fredrick V Philpott,  brother in law, 18, b Worcs

Octavius, brother in law, 17, b Worcs

Archibald S Hawthorne, boarder, 16, b Staffs

Sarah A Allen, 28, servant, b Worcs, cook

Emma Mortlock, servant, 20, b Suffolk, housemaid


(4 Dorset Terrace)

William Loudoun Mollison, 29, fellow of college Master of Arts Cambridge and Aberdeen Professor, b Scotland

Ellen, 34, b Norfolk

William Mayhew, 2, b Cambridge

Margaret, sister, 15, b Scotland

Margaret, daughter, 9m, b Cambridge

Susanah Oldfield, servant, 19, housemaid, b Norfolk

Eliza Pake, 23, cook, b Suffolk

Hannah Egling, 22, nurse, b Norfolk

(William Mollison, a prominent mathematician,  became Master of Clare College in 1915)

[Family moved in 1883 to Pendeen House, 5 Hills Road, and then in 1890 to 5 Cranmer Road]



(4 Dorset Terrace)

Alysius J D Bradley, 47, Roman Catholic Priest, b Liverpool

Frederick West, 29, butler, b Beds

Mary Pearson, 63, servant, b Preston

Mary Ann Pearson, servant, b Preston


Alfred Grist, 63, tailor and outfitter maker, born Wilts.

Lucinda Jane, 54, born Hunts.

Irene Kathleen, 24, governess, b Hunts.

Donald Honey, 20, agricultural analyst, b Hunts.

Murgasu Valu Pillai, boarder, 22, married, law student, Singapore

Ida Eletha Pillai, boarder, 22, married, b Trinidad

Lily Ruth Mabel Stewart, student, 22, b Trinidad

Nina Irene Pillai, boarder, 10 mths, b Cambridge

Mary Tinkler, 19, servant, b Yorks.


The Granta Home for Nurses

Miss Danby, lady superintendent


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