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Barbara Wootton née Adam, 21 Barton Road

21 Barton Road, Caladh

History of 21 Barton Road


Adela Marion Adam, 44, widowed, private means and college teacher, b London

Neil Kensington, 19, student, b Cambridge

Barbara Frances, 13, b Cambridge

Lizzie Haynes, 43, useful maid, b Hunts

Ellen Cook, 43, cook, b Suffolk

Dora Castle Gibbon, 20, housemaid, b London

Barbara Wootton – the first woman elevated to a life peerage in the House of Lords: Her Cambridge years.


Gertrude L Elles, Commandant Cambs 28, Vice Principal Newnham College. Wrote testimonial for Signe Laven.





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