Finedon, Northamptonshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Len Butler Memory One

On My Finedon website I received this e mail. As an expatriot I thought you would like a message. I was born in Finedon in 1912, and left for Canada in 1928. I lived in Placketts Yard and Ivy Lane. Attended the infants school at Lime Tree end, and then the boys school on Church Hill, and graduated to Mulso School on ...Read full memory

A memory of Finedon by Peter Munton

Len Butler Memory Two

Do you remember seeing a field of giant mangel wurzels in Finedon? When I was still a lad, Finedon farmers were still following a fifteenth century practice of growing the huge white and yellow beetroots for cattle food. I remember seeing several fields of them down Harrowden Lane. As a seven-year old, I had a very ...Read full memory

A memory of Finedon by Peter Munton