Capturing Cambridge
  • search
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
John Harold Clapham

55 Bateman Street, Sidney Villa

History of 55 Bateman Street

55 Bateman Street

1901 vacant


John Harold Clapham, 37, Fellow and Dean King’s College Cambridge, b Manchester [former pupil at The Leys, he was an economic historian. He became Vice-Provost of King’s and was knighted in 1943.]

Mary Margaret, 35, b Wales

Margaret Alison, 3, b Yorks

Elizabeth Edwards, 30, cook, b Chesterton

Hilda Annie Plumb, 20, house parlourmaid, b Little Shelford

Emma Bowers, 24, nurse, b Linton

For a short biography of John H Clapham see:

54 Bateman Street detail


Charles William Previte-Orton, fellow of St John’s College

First Professor of Medieval History at University of Cambridge


Bernard S Ellis


Do you have any information about the people or places in this article? If so, then please let us know using the Contact page or by emailing

Dear Visitor,


Thank you for exploring historical Cambridgeshire! We hope you enjoy your visit.


Did you know that we are a small, independent Museum and that we rely on donations from people like you to survive?


If you love Capturing Cambridge, and you are able to, we’d appreciate your support today.


Every donation makes a world of difference.


Thank you,

The Museum of Cambridge