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Trinity College Farm, 16 Luard Road, Hills Road

History of Trinity College Farm


Romilly records in his diary (13.7.1843):

The Trinity College farm (on the Hills Road) set fire to and a large quantity of wheat consumed: no doubt it was the act of an incendiary.

Editor’s note: The farm was under lease to Col. Pemberton.


Harry Cole, 36, cow man, born Cambridge

Rose Cole, 38, born Stapleford

Arthur Cole, 8, born Cambridge

Ethreda Cole, 6, born Cambridge

Ernest Cole, 3, born Gt Eversden


Harry Marshall 38, farm bailiff, born Suffolk

Ellen Marshall, 36, born Suffolk

Dorothy Ellen, 11, born Trumpington

Albert, 9, born Gt Wilbraham

Harry, 2, born Trumpington


(Trinity Fram, 16 Luard Road)

Mrs H Marshall




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