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William Jackson Pope

7 West Road (New Road), Holm Leigh

History of 7 West Road

1871:

Edwin Fuller, 20, gardener’s assistant, b Cambridge

George Dean, 21, gardener’s apprentice, b Fulbourn

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1881:

Edmund Carver

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1891:

Carver

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West Road OS map 1903

1901: Holm Leigh

Hawkes

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1911:

Joseph Thomson [Nobel Prize for Physics 1906]

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1913:

Joseph John Thompson

Sir Joseph John Thompson, Cavendish Professor of Experimental Physics

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1939:

William Jackson Pope, b 1870, university professor of chemistry

Violet C Herbert, b 1879, private means

Lily Utteridge, b 1914, cook

Ethel G Pearce, b 1906, parlourmaid

Edith Whiye, b 1893, sick nurse

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1962:

Department of Applied Economics

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