Capturing Cambridge
  • search
  • Facebook
  • Twitter

Prisoner of War Camp for Italians (Walpole Road)

History of the Prisoner of War Camp

In 2016 Pamela Knights recalled the Italians in the prisoner of war camp off Cherry Hinton Road, and the visits that local children made with pieces of wood to have toys made:


Do you have any information about the people or places in this article? If so, then please let us know using the Contact page or by emailing

Dear Visitor,


Thank you for exploring historical Cambridgeshire! We hope you enjoy your visit.


Did you know that we are a small, independent Museum and that we rely on donations from people like you to survive?


If you love Capturing Cambridge, and you are able to, we’d appreciate your support today.


Every donation makes a world of difference.


Thank you,

The Museum of Cambridge