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Cuckold’s Row, Burwell

History of Cuckold's Row, Burwell

For information about the Burwell Barn fire of 1727 see:

Puppet Show: A Georgian Era Tragedy in 1727

A contemporary account of the incident exists:

A Narrative of the Sudden and Surprizing Fire which happen’d at the Puppet-Show at Burwell in Cambridgeshire on the 8th of September 1828 with Moral Reflexions.

Enid Porter wrote about the fire in Cambridgeshire Customs and Folklore p205f.

See also Cambridgeshire Murders by Alison Bruce, chapter 1.





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