Alconbury, Cambridgeshire
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Historic maps of Alconbury and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

War Years

My name is Pamela Alston, nee Earley. I lived in Alconbury village from the age of 5 in 1943 till the age of 15 in 1953. I went to the village school and had an exellent education, much better than my college educated children. We lived at the Globe House and my father Walter Earley transported prisoners of war to work, I remember ...Read full memory

A memory of Alconbury by Pamela Alston

From 1940 But Historically Long Before

Along with my mother Ruby, I was evacuated to Alconbury on my birthday, 23 September 1940. Unknown to me, my paternal grandparents had already moved there and were in residence in Chapel Street. My Mum and I rented Granny Baxter’s cottage off Bell Lane, where we lived until moving to Corner Farm, ...Read full memory

Referring To My Frith 1887 Map Of Alconbury

On the 1887 map of Alconbury and its surroundings, there is a reference to the area between Alconbury and Alconbury Weston on Alconbury Brook as being 'Liable to Flooding'. This would have also applied to the areas of the village green and the High Street. On the 'wireless' news you could hear of ...Read full memory