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Paxton Place (Paxton Park House) c.1903

Paxton House, Little Paxton

History of Paxton House


Williamson Booth, 46, Baronet, b Herts

Frederick Vane, visitor, 49, captain in Hunts militia and in Civil service in Parliament, b Lincs

Noah Rowell, servant, 49, butler, b Rutland

William Baker, 25, footman, b Etchingham

Thomas Hubbard, 25, groom, b Beds

William Heffer, 19, groom, b Exning Suffolk

Fanny Voysey, 40, housekeeper, b Devon

Amy Rowland, 27, housemaid, b Hemingford

Mary Woodruff, 20, housemaid, b Sussex

Hannah Hopkins, 20, kitchen maid, b Cambridge

Little Paxton, OS 1889

In 1871 William Heffer was living at 10 Clement Place, Cambridge, working as a groom.

William had worked as donkey and cart driver when living with his family. He went to Yorkshire as an apprentice to a racing stable.


Owned by Lord Gordon


Maternity hospital

1959 demolished


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