This road was named after Gunhild of Wessex (1066-1093). More information about her can be found here:
The historical background of these Anglo Saxon names is discussed in this article:
After Pat Chapman married it was some time before they were able to move into their own home. At first they lived in a caravan park off the Fulbourn Road and then in Derby Road. They finally moved to Gunhild Way in 1967. She recalled those times in 2016:
Since she moved to Gunhild Way the changes she has seen mirror those across much of Cambridge:
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