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65-67 Tension Road

67 Tenison Road

History of 67 Tenison Road

1900 Public Analyst Laboratory built. The office had been at 1 Sidney Street.

1908 J West Knights moved to 25 St Barnabas Road (newly built) at rear of 67 Tenison Road. The gardens were linked.


J West Knights, FIC, public analyst, laboratory

James West Knights obituary 1929

Cambridge Public Analyst, James West Knights


Solomon Greenberg appointed on retirement of J W Knights. This was his address in 1929 but by 1933 his address is 25 St Barnabas Road.

1960 His named changed from Greenberg to Greenburgh


S Greenburgh, County and City Analyst

Public Analyst Solomon Greenberg

Public Analyst Solomon Greenberg

1976 planning permission granted J R O’Brien to use 67 Tenison Road as a language laboratory

1979 planning permission granted to Chris Bourchier to convert 67 Tenison Road to a dwelling

1980 property bought by Chris Bourchier

1983 bought by Barry John Dubas

1985 bought by  Alan Dominic Martin

1987 bought by Alistair Denny Raby

Our thanks to Alister Raby for much of the research about Frank West Knights and Solomon Greenberg which he sent to the Museum in 1995.



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