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Brown & Co (Ely) Ltd shop frontage re-appears on Forehill

An old shop sign re-emmerges on Forehill, Ely, right nextdoor to the former bakery of my Cross relatives. But what’s the history? Continue reading

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Bulldozing History – How the Eagle and Lamb became extinct

How The Eagle and The Lamb became extinct in Ely, Cambridgeshire, and how my ancestors survived it. Continue reading

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Crossing the Royal Standard

Taking a trip back in time to Mr Cross’ tea shop on Forehill. Continue reading

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