Brampton, Cambridgeshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

My Great (X3) Grandad Was Olivia Sparrows Footman

This memory relates to the late 1830s and early 1840s. My great x3 grandfather, William Makepeace, was Olivia Bernard Sparrow's Footman. A number of his children, including my ...Read full memory

The 'Valet' Shop In Brampton In The 1960s

Does anyone remember the 'Valet' shop that used to be near the High Street entrance to the Village Park? It was sort of a haberdashers but the lady also used to take in dry cleaning and shoe mending. It ...Read full memory

A memory of Brampton by Susan Wade

How I Miss The Royal Air Force Humour!

The building you can see behind the tree left of photo was the main guardroom. At the back was the offices of the RAF Police and the RAF Regt. Opposite their office entrance was a grassed area where we ...Read full memory

A memory of Brampton by Dot Laird