More historical information on SHS








Local work by GM saw the Hero (2) signage repainted a number of years ago, of course since then the Pub has long been closed and is now a state of the art Vets.
It is said that when Sir Harry Smith returned via railway to Ely thence by horse to Whittlesey, he was greeted by several thousand locals.
It is said that he past by what was the original ‘Hero of Aliwal’ on Station Road.
The print above show his return to his house on St Marys Street.
Plenty of further reading at Whittlesey Museum.


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