Capturing Cambridge encourages people of all ages to
discover the fascinating and inspiring histories of our streets.
You can begin by browsing our projects or searching for a
specific place, or person, of
interest. We believe the best way though
is to explore our wonderful map. Go on, unlock a Cambridge
secret that you never knew!
Percy, 18, pawnbroker’s assistant, born Cherryhinton
Herbert, 17, carpenter, born Cherryhinton
Mary A., 21, dressmaker, born Cherryhinton
Elizabeth, 14, milliner’s apprentice, born Cherryhinton
(Cherry Hinton Constitutional Club)
Edwin Arthur Whittingstall, 32, club steward & traveller automatic machines, born Kent
Gertrude Maud, 30, born Kent
Arthur W H, 8, born Kent
The Cherry Hinton Constitutional Club started out as a Conservative working men’s club. It originally met in a private house but shortly before the First World War two houses were joined together to form the present club premises.
Tony Whitmore, a local builder, has been a long standing member of the ‘Cherry Cons.’ In 2016 he talked about its organisation, membership and activities: