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A S Campkin

19 Clarendon Road, Ty-Castan

History of 19 Clarendon Road

1901: not listed. Only 9 houses had been built in Clarendon Road at the time of the census.

In 1901 A S Campkin is recorded living at 10-11 Rose Crescent. In 1913 the Campkin business premises were at 10 Rose Crescent. A S Campkin was Mayor of Cambridge from 1904-5 and made an Alderman in 1905. He was an authority on dogs and his interests included botany, swimming and photography. There is an inscription B&C on the lintel of the front door representing Beesley and Campkin. In 2019 there were still Chestnut trees at the front of the house.


1911: Ty-Castan [Chestnut House in Welsh]

Algernon Sidney Campkin, 64, pharmacist, b Melbourn

Elizabeth Priscilla [Beesley], 62, b Cambridge

Francis Sidney, 36, pharmacist, b Cambridge

Hannah Reeve Coulson, 41, servant, b Chesterton


1913: Ty-Castan

A Sidney Campkin, JP, alderman and deputy mayor of the Borough, Vice President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain



Miss W Campkin


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