History walking tour around the Eagle Iron Foundry neighbourhood- 3rd April 2022

Date(s) - 3 April 2022
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Helen Weinstein is running a history walking tour around the Eagle Iron Foundry neighbourhood and shedding light on the former skilled inhabitants of Victorian Cambridge.

How To Sign-Up: Email to HistoryWorksTV@gmail.com if possible to confirm your place or show up on the day!
Cost: Free with donations requested at end of the tour for Cambridge Refugee Hardship Fund
Route & Content: Walking tour of 90 minutes from Headly Street off Mill Road CB1 2GH to Geldart Pub on Ainsworth Street CB1 2PF, a short walk, with a rich tapestry of story-telling about the skilled working people of Victorian Cambridge to discover!

The Community Historian at Ironworks, Helen Weinstein, will start her walking tour outside the door of the Victorian Mill Road Library on Headly Street CB1 2GH.  On the History tour, Helen tells the story of how the Eagle Iron Foundry transformed the landscape alongside the Mill Road Bridge in Victorian times with the Headly Coprolite  Mill located at the Hooper Street side of the site, whereby the Headly family business and their foundry workers and coprolite diggers and millworkers all located in the new neighbourhood by the railway line dominated the neighbourhood known to local residents as ‘Sturton Town’.

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