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9 (64) Hills Road (Caius Houses), Shrubbery School

History of 9 Hills Road

built circa 1860


(64 Hills Road)

James V Pryor, unmarried, 43, fish merchant master employer 5 men & 3 boys.

In 1861 James had been a fishmonger with his father at 27 Petty Cury.

By 1891 James Pryor had moved with his family to The Hall, Milton.


John Wisken


Kate W Cambridge, servant, 22, born Cambs

Jessie Cambridge, servant, 21, born Cambs

John Wisken had married Catherine Hunter in August 1863 when he was Head Master of Newport Grammar School in Essex.


John Wisken

Catherine Wisken, wife, 70,

Gertrude Findley, 15, housemaid, born Norfolk

Annis Findley, 22, cook, born Norfolk


John Wisken, 89, clergyman Church of England, born Cambridge

Rose Myhill, 25, servant,

Alice Carter, 21, servant,

Mrs Wisken, wife, 80


Rev John Wisken MA


Shrubbery School

This school was previously at 3 Bateman Street


In this year Rev and Mrs J Living-Taylor took over the school. Maria Living-Taylor was the first Baptist woman minister in the country.


The school partly moved to Barton Road.


Living-Taylors handed the school over to their daughter and son-in-law, Mr and Mrs Alfred Wainwright.


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