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William Farish

Merton House

History of Merton House

Royal Commission Survey of Cambridge 1959: built by Professor the Rev William Farish, vicar of St Giles, and, on stylistic grounds, early in the 19th cent. Though said to have been built in 1790, it does not appear on the Inclosure Award map of 1804.

The Garden Wall is a listed building.


Rev William Farish, vicar of St Giles and Professor of Chemistry 1794-1813.


Thomas Smith, landed proprietor, b Derbyshire


son, 2

daughter, 1

nurse, 33, b Kent

nursemaid, 21, b Ickelton

cook, 35, b Staffs

housemaid, 27, b London

guest, b Asborne


Rev. Frederick Robert Tennant

Frederick Robert Tennant

1939 vacant


Charles Henry Wilson


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