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A.M. Photographic

  • GB-1859-SJAC-CI38
  • Corporate body
  • 1980 to at least 2000

Anglia TV

  • GB-1859-SJCA-CI257
  • Corporate body


  • GB-1859-SJCA-CI259
  • Corporate body

Barrett & Son Ltd.

  • GB-1859-SJCR-CI71
  • Corporate body
  • 1935

A ceramic painting firm located in Cambridge providing the College with painted crockery

Broomhall Priory

  • GB-1859-SJCA-CI228
  • Corporate body
  • c1200-1522

Broomhall priory, a house of Benedictine nuns, was suppressed in 1522 and granted to St John's College, along with its estates.

Carter Studio

  • GB-1859-SJCA-CI134
  • Corporate body
  • 1984-2000

Photography studio opened by Hazel Carter in 1984 at Cobble Yard, Napier St., Cambridge. By 1990 the studio had moved to 37 Highfields Ave., Cambridge. Hazel Carter's father, John Carter, was also a photographer who worked between 1950 and 1983.

Eaden Lilley (Photographer)

  • GB-1859-SJCA-CI135
  • Corporate body
  • 1964-

W. Eaden Lilley & Co. was a portrait studio on Market St., Cambridge. In 1990, Lilley had a studio at Mercers Row Cambridge and Green St, Cambridge. The company is still in business, now part of Lafayette Photography ( specialists in academic photography.
Eaden Lilley was department store based in Cambridge, tracing its history back to a haberdasher's shop in 1760. The photographic department undertook portraiture and other commercial photography. (For more information see: and

Edward Leigh, Cambridge (Photographer)

  • GB-1859-SJCA-CI133
  • Corporate body
  • 1946-1983

Edward Leigh was born in 1913 and died in 1998. Edward Leigh was one of the few professional photographers to obtain a prestigious Fellowship of the Royal Photographic Society as well as a Fellowship of the professional photographer's own body, then entitled the Institute of British Photographers.His photographic career spanned over 50 years. Before the Second World War he worked as a fashion photographer and a stills cameraman for Fox Film Studios, later 20th Century Fox. During the war his printing skills were employed by RAF Oakington to process aerial recognizance photographs which were assembled into the mosaic maps used by Bomber Command.
Following the war Leigh open his own studio on Kings Parade in Cambridge. He did a great deal of work for the Colleges and the University. Leigh was also recognised as a skilled architectural and industrial photographer. In the 1960s, Leigh also worked as a 'stringer' for the Times Newspaper providing photographs for local news stories.

When he retired in 1983, his son John Edward Leigh continued the business until 1985 when the studio closed.
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Foyer & Co.

  • GB-1859-SJCA-CI276
  • Corporate body
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