Ely, Cambridgeshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Photo Books on Ely

Browse 17 photo books on Ely and the surrounding area.


My husband was stationed at the RAF hospital and we lived in married quarters. I taught at the local  Primary School, St Audrey's. A friend worked in the little hardware shop on the left. I belonged to the CAT theatre group. We staged musicals in the secondary school. I still have friends living there in Chiefs Street and the Vineyards. ...Read full memory

A memory of Ely by Mary Donnachie

Fond Childhood Memory

These houses were on the way from our dad's allotment over by what is now the golf club to our Auntie Dot's house in the Range.Reminds me of all those long summer evenings we would ride our bikes from High Barnes to the allotment with dad.My little sister and I would tear up and down the "hills"and shove buttercups under ...Read full memory

A memory of Ely by Linda Green

The Cutter Inn

I am not entirely sure of the year, but I am told that one of my great grandfather's brothers owned this Inn at one time. I would love to hear from anyone that can shed more light on this.

A memory of Ely by Alison Lamper