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

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

My Brampton Childhood

We moved to Brampton in August 1949 when my father (an RAF officer) was posted there from RAF Wharton nr Lytham St Annes. My sister was three weeks old - and my mum only just recovering from a difficult birth after also ...Read full memory

A memory of Brampton