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Swann Hurrell

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of Cambridge

'Swann Hurrell was an iron founder in Cambridge, who succeeded his uncle Charles Finch in the business. He was mayor of Cambridge in 1857-58 and then 1864-66; the name 'Hurrell' appears on the cast iron footbridges crossing Hobson's Brook between Bateman Street and Lensfield Road.'[1]

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  1. [1] Trumpington Local History Group website: 'A Walk Around Trumpington Churchyard: Part 2'