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19 Brookside main entrance

18/19 Brookside, 18/19 Trumpington Road

History of 18/19 Brookside

19 Brookside (side)

19 Brookside

19 Brookside



Henry Fawcett died here on 6th November and was buried in Trumpington.

His wife was Millicent Garrett Fawcett, a prominent politician.

[They were not resident here at the time of the 1881 census.]

Henry and Millicent Garrett Fawcett

Henry Fawcett stands for Parliament in Cambridge Borough. 1863.

Cambridge Suffragists and Votes for Women

The funeral of Prof Henry Fawcett at Trumpington, Cambridge, 1884.



18 Brookside:

Walter H Francis, 43, solicitor, b Cambridge

Agnes P, 31, b Scotland

Janette P, 1, b Cambridge

Walter M, 1,  b Cambridge

Catherine A Ferguson, 27, parlour maid,  b Scotland

Julia Haylewood, 28, nurse, b Soham

Maria E Gooby, 16, housemaid, b Cambridge

19 Brookside:

Henry Sanders, widower, 59, farmer, b Hunts

Emily R, 25, b Cambridge

Lean M Benstead, 21, servant, b Waterbeach


(18) not listed

(19) Miss A Hawkes – absent


Edward Gordon Selwyn

(18) Rev Edward Gordon Selwyn, Fellow of Corpus Christi College 

[In 1911 Edward Selwyn was living at 20 Bateman Street]

(19) Henry John Horstman Fenton, University Demonstrator of Chemistry

For a biography follow this link;


Heritage Independent School


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