Capturing Cambridge
  • search
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
Plough Monday Boys in Swaffham Prior 1929 ©MusCamb

Swaffham Prior Data

Mike Petty's Swaffham Prior Scrapbook

Swaffham Prior (MoC142/57) location unknown

Swaffham Prior Fen, 1932 (MoC)

Water-cart attending a stack fire in Swaffham Prior (MoC50/57)

Mike Petty’s Scrapbook:

Swaffham Bulbeck  (1)

The legend of the origin of two churches in the village:

Counterfeit Legends, from Leaflets of Local Lore by Urbs Camboritum (Cambs Collection)


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