Trumpington Village Sign unveiled June 2010, designed by Sheila Betts.
Trumpington Local History Group

Trumpington personalities
Allbutt, Sir Thomas Clifford (1836-1925), physician, lived in Trumpington

Anstey family, owners of Anstey Hall, 1748-1838

Bacchus, Edmund (d. 1609), owner of 'Anstey Hall'

Baker, John Fleetwood, Baron Baker (1901-85), civil engineer who lived in Trumpington (see
People in Trumpington database)

Brooke, Rupert Chawner (1887-1915), poet

Bunsen, Sir Bernard de (1907-90), educationalist, born in Trumpington

Byron, Lord George Gordon (1788-1824), poet

Carr, Edith, local historian (see
People in Trumpington database)

Chaplin/Chaplen, Thomas, Lord of the Manor of Trumpington in the early 1600s (see
Background to the name Chaplen Street)

Chaucer, Geoffrey (c. 1343-1400), author

Cosin, Edmund (1510/11-1574?), college head, vicar of Trumpington

Dakins, William (1568/9-1607), biblical scholar, vicar of Trumpington

Darwin, Sir George Howard (1845-1912), mathematician and geophysicist, buried at

Ellis, Robert Leslie (1817-59), mathematician and classical scholar, lived at Anstey Hall

Fawcett, Henry (1833-84), economist and politican, married to Millicent Garrett, buried at
Trumpington. See
Henry Fawcett: Man of Vision, the Funeral of Henry Fawcett, and notes
about Henry Fawcett.

Fawcett, Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett (1847-1929), leader of the constitutional women's
suffrage movement, married Henry Fawcett in 1867, lived at 18 Brookside
from 1875-84. See
Millicent Garrett Fawcett and the Campaign for Women's Suffrage and notes about Millicent
Garrett Fawcett

Foster family, owners of Anstey Hall, 1838-1941 (see Background to the name Foster Road)

Fowler, Sir Ralph Howard (1889-1944), mathematical physicist, lived in Trumpington (see
People in Trumpington database)

Gill, Eric (1882-1940), artist, craftsman and social critic, sculptor of Trumpington War Memorial

Gresham, Professor Austin (1924-2009), Professor of Morbid Anatomy and Histopathology,
Cambridge University, and Home Office pathologist

Grote, John (1813-66), philosopher, vicar of Trumpington (see
People in Trumpington database)

Hacket, John (1592-1670), bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, vicar of Trumpington

Hailstone, John (1759-1847), geologist, vicar of Trumpington (see
People in Trumpington

Harraden, Richard (1756-1838), topographical draughtsman and printmaker, died in
Trumpington on 2 June 1838, memorial in churchyard (see
People in Trumpington database)

Hartree, Eva (nee Rayner) (c. 1873-1947), prominent local politician, elected Mayor of
Cambridge in 1924 (see
People in Trumpington database)

Henty, George Alfred (1832-1902), journalist and writer, born in Trumpington (see
People in
Trumpington database)

Hobson, Thomas (1544?-1631), carrier, funded Hobson's Conduit (see
Background to the name
Hobson Avenue)

Latham, Rev. Henry (1821-1902), college head, lived in Trumpington

Maddox, Rev. David (1922-97), vicar of Trumpington, 1956-90 (see
Background to the name
Maddox House, People in Trumpington database)

Moule, Rev. A.C. (1873-1957), vicar of Trumpington

Overall, John (bap. 1561, d. 1619), bishop of Norwich, vicar of Trumpington

Overhill, Jack (1903-89), local resident, writer, swimmer (see People in Trumpington database)

Palmer, John (d. 1607), dean of Peterborough, vicar of Trumpington

Palmer, William (1538/9-1605), clergyman, vicar of Trumpington

Peile, John (1838-1910), college head and philologist, lived in Trumpington (see
People in
Trumpington database)

Pemberton family, owners of Trumpington Hall since the 17th century (see
Trumpington Hall
and the Pemberton family; see also Pemberton entries in the People in Trumpington database)

Perne, Andrew (1519?-1589), dean of Ely and college head, conceived of Hobson's Conduit

Pitcher/Pitchard family, owners of the manor between the Trumpington's and the Pemberton's

Ranjitsinhji Vibhaji, maharaja jam sahib of Navanagar [Ranji] (1872-1933), Indian ruler,
cricketer, lived in Trumpington

Richards, Sir Gordon (1904-86), jockey

Robinson, Percy (c. 1878-1943), local school teacher (see
People in Trumpington database)

Sayle, Robert (1816-83), draper and philanthropist, lived in Trumpington (see People in
Trumpington database)

Shadwell, Charles (1898-1979), leader of the BBC Variety Orchestra, retired to Trumpington
and took over the Green Man

Smith, Mary Raeburn (1914-93), local resident and respected watercolour artist

Smith, William Saumarez (1836-1909), Archbishop of Sydney, vicar of Trumpington (see
People in Trumpington database)

Southwell, Sir Richard Vynne (1888-1970), mechanical and aeronautical engineer, lived in
Trumpington (see
People in Trumpington database)

Stokton, John and Agnes (John d. c. 1475), local farmer and benefactor

Tennyson, Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-92), poet

Thackeray, William Makepeace (1811-63), novelist

Todd, Alexander Robertus, Lord Todd of Trumpington (1907-97), organic chemist, lived in

Trumpington family, local landowners, 13th-14th century, including Sir Roger de Trumpington
(d. 1289)

Whittle, Sir Frank (1907-96), aeronautical engineer, lived in Trumpington while a student at
Cambridge University in the 1930s (see
People in Trumpington database)

Widnall, Samuel Page (1825-94), local historian

Willers, Kitty [Catherine Elizabeth] (1898-1977), expert bellringer who contributed to the church:
appreciation by the bellringers and friends of the church (see People in Trumpington

Williams, Glanville Llewelyn (1911-1997), jurist and law reformer, lived in Trumpington (see
People in Trumpington database)

Wilson brothers, three brothers who were killed in World War I (see People in Trumpington
Copyright © Trumpington Local History Group, 2018. Updated 21 May 2018.
A checklist of some of the individuals and
families who have been associated with
Trumpington. For a comprehensive A-Z of
families who are known to have lived at least
part of their lives in Trumpington over the last
250 years, see the separate page about
in Trumpington.
Local History
Thomas Hobson.
Cambridge City Council.

Henry and Millicent
Fawcett, 1872. Newnham
College Archives.

Jack Overhill.