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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


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