Capturing Cambridge
  • search
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
Smithy, Brinkley date unknown (Cambridgeshire Collection)

Smithy, Brinkley

History of the Smithy

One of two smithies marked on old OS maps; the other is a listed building.

This one, on the right of the map,  was demolished for new homes.

Brinkley OS 1885. Smithy pictured is the easterly one.

The Smithy, Brinkley c.1906

Very similar photos!


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