Southacre, Latham and Chaucer Residents’ Association

Notable Past Residents

Nobel Prize winning residents:

Professor Archibald Vivian Hill

Chaucer Road 1967

Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine

Douglass North

Pitt Professor

Chaucer Road from 81-82

Nobel Prize for Economics

Robert Fogel

Pitt Professor 

Chaucer Road from 75-76

Nobel Prize for Economics

Notable past residents of Southacre, Latham Road, and Chaucer Road include:

Prince Albert (King George VI)
Prince Henry (Duke of Gloucester)

In the garden of Southacre the morning after their arrival from Buckingham Palace in 1919.

Prince Kumur Shri Ranjisinhji Vighaji

He arrived at No 1 Chaucer Road in the summer of 1888.

Professor Sir Clifford Allbutt

Svetlana Peters (Joseph Stalin’s daughter)

Archbishop Arthur Michael Ramsey

Professor Sir James Hopwood Jeans


Bill Squire CMG, LVO, PhD

Chaucer Road


Past Vice-Chancellors of the University of Cambridge:

Sir David Glyndwr Tudor Williams, QC, DL

Latham Road 1989-1996

Professor Lord Alec Broers FREng FRS

Latham Road 1996-2003

Dame Alison Richard

Latham Road 2003-2010

Sir Leszek Borysiewicz

Latham Road 2010-2017





The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge (formally known as The Right Worshipful the Vice-Chancellor) is the main administrative and academic officer of the university and is elected by the Regent House for a term of up to seven years.

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