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Hugh Fraser Stewart

Girton Gate, Huntingdon Road

History of Girton Gate, Huntingdon Road

Graham Stevenson wrote the following in is entry on Katharine Thompson on his website.

There were five siblings living at Girton Gate, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, opposite Girton College:  Jean, Katherine, Ludovick, Frideswide (later better known as Frida Knight) and Margaret. In the immediate circle of close family (but never amongst her friends), Katharine became known as ‘Katten’ from her younger brother Ludovick’s first attempts to pronounce her name. 

Katharine, Frida and Margaret were all to become Communists. (Frida, like Katharine, also developed an impressive reputation as a musicologist in later years, though due to her international connections suffered at least 20 years’ worth of MI5 surveillance).


Hugh Fraser Stewart, b 1863, clerk in Holy Orders, reader in French, fellow of Trinity

In 1913 he was living at The Malting House.


George W Butler


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