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82 - 90 Hills Road, 1972 (MoC 41/72)

90 Hills Road, Camden House (5 Eastern Terrace)

History of 90 Hills Road


(5 Eastern Terrace)

Francis Thoday, builder


Sarah Elizabeth, 10, b Cambridge

Frank S, 9, b Cambridge

Minnie Ann, 3, b Cambridge

Alice Tofts, 17, b Saffron Walden

Miriam Briggs, 22, b Linton

(It was in 1879 that Francis Thoday acquired much of the Romsey area for development. This led to the creation of ‘Thoday Street’.)


(5 Eastern Terrace)

Francis Thoday, builder and contractor


Selina Whybrow, servant, 24, housemaid, b Willingham

Sarah R Wells, servant, 22, cook, b Littleport


(Camden House)

Francis Thoday, builder & contractor, brick manufacturer


Minnie A

Annie E Corby, visitor, 24,

Alexander Grant, visitor, 24, teacher of mathematics B A, b Wimpole

Ellen E J Cooper, servant, 17, housemaid, b London

M Ransom, 23, servant, cook, b Stapleford


Frances Thoday, 76, retired builder, b Willingham

Caroline, 76, b Willingham

Nora C, granddaughter, 21, b Cambridge

Martha Whitehead, servant, 65, b Isleham, nurse

Mary A Turner, 21, b Suffolk, housemaid

Iac?? Mascall, 17, b Chesterton, cook


Mary Mead, 37, parlour maid, b Meldreth

Edith Alice Walton, 38, cook, b Lowestoft

Kate Knott, 23, housemaid, b Devon


Camden House

occupant not known


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