Capturing Cambridge
  • search
  • Facebook
  • Twitter

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

http://www.burwell.co.uk/content/fire1727.asp

https://www.newmarketlhs.org.uk/newmarketlhs%20burwell%20fire.htm

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┬áthe 8th of September 1828 with Moral Reflexions.

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

 

 

 

Tags

Contribute

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 capturingcambridge@museumofcambridge.org.uk.