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Gunhild Way

Gunhild Way

Notes on the history of Gunhild Way, Cambridge

This road was named after Gunhild of Wessex (1066-1093). More information about her can be found here:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gunhild_of_Wessex

The historical background of these Anglo Saxon names is discussed in this article:

http://www.frrarchitects.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Queen-Edith_-Jeremy-Lander.pdf

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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 time in 2016:


Since she moved to Gunhild Way the changes she has seen mirror those across much of Cambridge:

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