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17 Station Road, St Andrew’s, Salisbury Villas

History of 17 Station Road


William Wright, 51, professor of Arabic in Cambridge, born Prussia

Emily, 53, born Ireland

Louisa Logie, sister in law, 49, born Ireland

Harriet E Bentley, niece, 26, born Ireland

Adalbert Mern, visitor, 42, professor of Theology Hendleburgh, born Prussia

Isabel Chaplin, servant, 28, cook, born Cambs

Amelia Edie, servant, 20, housemaid, born Cambs

Prof William Wright (1830-1889) was a famous orientalist and professor of Arabic. He wrote many works on Syriac literature. From 1856-61 he was Professor of Arabic at Trinity College Dublin.


(St Andrews Station Road)

William Montgomery Coates, 33, mathematical lecturer, born Cork

Susie, 28, born Dublin

Aileen M, 6 mos, born Cambridge

Kathleen Montgomery, 6 mos, born Cambridge

[Kathleen was educated at the Girls Perse and then Girton College. After the death of her brother Basil (1893-1915) she wrote a series of elegiac poems describing her loss, many of them drawing on her memories of Cambridge.]

Frances A, sister, 29, born Cork

Elizabeth Robinett, 43, servant, nurse, born Hunts

Emma Ellis, servant, 20, parlourmaid, born Cambridge

Alice Baker, servant, 14, nurse maid, born Cambs

[The family next lived at 15 Selwyn Gardens]

See Mill Road Cemetery entry


Annerley [sic] Wright

Louisa Logie

Ross Potter, 26, servant, born Wilbraham

Jane Webb, servant, 54, born Burwell


Emily Wright, 83, widow, private means, born Dublin

Louisa Logie, sister, 79, widow, private means, born Dublin, blind

Gertrude Sarah Bays, servant, 39, cook, born Beds.

Emily Oak, servant, 36, housemaid, born Cambs.


Mrs Louisa Logie


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