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Talk: Mill Road, Barnwell, and the history of prostitution in Victorian Cambridge

Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 7:30 pm9:00 pm

Victorian Cambridge had a flourishing prostitution economy, one that came to centre on the working-class neighbourhood of Barnwell to the east, extending up Newmarket Road in particular, but taking in East Road and Mill Road. This talk considers the ‘moral geography’ of prostitution in Victorian Cambridge, the relationship between the University authorities and prostitute women, and the place of Mill Road’s inhabitants in this history.

The talk will be delivered by Dr Philip Howell of the Department of Geography at the University of Cambridge.

The event is in the St Barnabas Centre, behind St Barnabas Church. Doors open at 7pm with the talk starting at 7:30pm. Fully accessible venue, all welcome.

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Date:
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Time:
7:30 pm–9:00 pm
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Venue

St Barnabas Centre
Old School Hall, St. Barnabas Church, Mill Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB1 2BD United Kingdom
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Website:
http://www.stbs.org.uk