|Trumpington Local History Group
The Black Swan Public House
|Copyright © Trumpington Local History Group, 2009. Updated 1 June 2009
|Extracts from the Act for the Cambridge
Turnpike, 1724-25, from Fowlmere to
Cambridge (11 Geo. I, c. 14).
|In 1724, it was recorded that a small working
group formed from the Trustees
commissioned by Act of Parliament to
instigate and maintain the turnpike road were
to hold their first meeting at the Black Swan
on 2 April 1725. Incidentally, the large and
distinguished membership of the Trustees
included an Antony Pemberton and a Samuel
The Victoria County History (VCH) (1982) includes a summary of the different pubs, p.
250-51. See the bibliography for full details.
|If you have any further information about this or the other pubs in
Trumpington, we would be very interested to hear from you.