Category Archives: Cambridgeshire

Tombstone Tuesday – The Harrison family grave

Today’s TOMBSTONE TUESDAY post returns to Little Downham and finds a delightful example of 19th century headstone for the Harrison family. Continue reading

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Expert speakers revealed for 2014 Cambridgeshire Family History Fair

The Cambridgeshire Family History Society has confirmed the guest speakers for this year’s Cambridgeshire Family History Fair. A series of announcements via their Facebook Page, have revealed the following experts will be talking at the Fair on 25th October 2014. Author, … Continue reading

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Surname Saturday – The Flower family

Surname Saturday – This week it’s the turn of the FLOWER family of Cambridgeshire – an unusual surname, that took on a harrowing battle at home. Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Ely Cathedral

Wordless Wednesday: Today’s photograph shows Ely Cathedral enjoying the sunshine. Continue reading

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Family History Fair returns to Cambridge in 2014

Cambridge plays host to another Family History Fair on Saturday 25th October 2014. Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Gottle O’ Geer

Wordless Wednesday – Frederick Vernon Cross with his ventriloquist dummies in 1909 (aged 13.5yrs). Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesday: Remembering a tragic barn fire in Burwell

Today’s ‘Tombstone Tuesday’ post features a headstone remembering 78 people who died in a tragic barn fire in Burwell, Cambridgeshire in 1727. Continue reading

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2 Bishops, 7 weddings and 9 funerals

A story of 2 Bishops, 7 weddings, and 9 funerals – the struggle of life and love in the 19th century. Continue reading

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Memories of Wilburton School, Snowstorms, and Edwardian Earthworms

Memories of attending Wilburton Primary School, Cambridgeshire, during the Edwardian era, including snowstorms and earthworms. Continue reading

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EVENT: ‘Next Steps in Family History’ Day School, Dec 7th, Cambridge

A ‘Next Steps in Family History’ day school (10am – 3.30pm) is to take place on Saturday December 7th 2013, at Cambridge Central Library. Continue reading

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