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Frederick Gowland Hopkins

71 Grange Road, Saxmeadham

History of 71 Grange Road

1911: Saxmeadham

Remains of a burial were found: a bone pin, a small broken flagon of red ware and an iron spearhead. This was considered to be a Roman burial mixed up with a spearhead from a later Anglo-Saxon. Other Roman remains were found nearby (Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society Vol. 67).



Frederick Gowland Hopkins, b 1861, professor of Biochemistry [awarded Nobel Prize in 1929 for ‘discovery of vitamins’]

Jess A, b 1870

Jacquetta Hawkes

Jacquetta Hawkes, b 1910, archaeologist



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