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A local history and genealogy site for Wimpole, a village and parish in South Cambridgeshire.
Curated by Steve Odell.


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A local history and genealogy page for the Parish of Wimpole.

There are currently nine early photographs heading the Home Page.
One image is displayed at random each time the page is opened.
c1905 Skinner and Wayman Families
(c1905). Members of the Skinner and Wayman families outside No's 70 and 68 Cambridge Road, New Wimpole. [Modern numbering]
c1905 Estate Workers at Brickworks
(c1905). Estate workers at the Cambridge Road Brickworks, New Wimpole.
c1900 Schoolboys at Wimpole Village School
(c1900) Schoolboy Group at Wimpole (C of E) Village School, Cambridge Road.
The school master standing on the right is Mr Samuel Horsfield.
c1916 Cundalls Munition Workers
(c1916) Cundall's Munitions Workers.
Women Workers employed on Government controlled War Work at 'Cundall's Munition Works' in Cambridge Road, Wimpole. They are sewing harnesses and webbing items for military use.
1926 Wimpole's Tug-of-War Champions
(1926) 'Wimpole United' Tug-of-War Champions.
Winners of the Sturton Challenge Cup, Cambridge 1926.
1904 North Lodge, Wimpole Estate
(c1904) North Lodge on the Wimpole Estate.
The Lodge was demolished some time after the Second World War.
c1905 Estate Workers at Cobbs Wood Sawmill
(c1905) Estate Workers at Cobbs Wood Sawmill on the Wimpole Estate.
c1900 Schoolgirls at Wimpole Village School
(c1900) Schoolgirl Group at Wimpole (C of E) Village School, Cambridge Road.
The school mistress on the far right is Miss Emily Horsfield, Samuel's daughter.
c1942 Rose Cottages, 16-21 Cambridge Road
(c1942) 'Rose Cottages', 15, 17, 19 Cambridge Road, Wimpole. [Modern numbering]
The two original cottages (on the left) date back to at least 1840. The third cottage on the right is probably later. The lady standing on the right is thought to be Florence M Wood.


This page was last updated: 18 August 2019


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