Long Road was formerly known as Mill Road because of the mill at the Trumpington End. It was also called the Via Lambertina after James Lambert, a former bursar of Trinity. The trees along the southern side of the road are labeled on early OS maps as Millroad Plantation.
A descriptive overview can be found here:
More information about James Lambert can be found here:
Former residents of the road include:
Dr A S Playfair
Sources: Cambridge News (Cambridgeshire Collection)
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