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Francis Macdonald Cornford

Conduit Head, Madingley Road, Madingley Rise

History of Conduit Head

OS map 1898 Madingley Road

This was the location of the water supply that fed the conduit that ran into Cambridge.


Francis Macdonald Cornford, Fellow Trinity College

Professor Cornford lost a son in the Spanish Civil War. He became very involved in supporting the cause of the Basque children who came as refugees to Cambridge in 1938 and were housed at 1 Salisbury Villas, 29 Station Road.


Francis MacDonald Cornford, b 1874, professor retired

Frances Crofts Cornford née Darwin, b 1886 [poet]

Frances Crofts Cornford, Conduit Head


Marcella Nunes, b 1904, trained hospital nurse

Priscilla Bullen, b 1900, servant


Dulcis M Wright, b 1922, servant

1962 (Madingley Rise)

Department of Geodesy


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