1,345 more photos of Norfolk & Cumbria in June 2017 Release

Swaffham Prior, Cambridgeshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Playing In The Corn Fields

I lived in the cottage next to the Chapel, and played with Wendy, we used to cycle to Upware and Wicken fen. At one point we would sit on the haystacks after the farmers had finished them. I would go horse riding in the corn cut fields, wonderful thing to do. One good memory was when it snowed, Mrs Dowdswell ...Read full memory

Elephants In Waterbeach

I am assured that my memory is not playing tricks on me when I recall elephants living in the large garden close to Dr Pritchard's old surgery. The nuns at the convent off the A 10 road used to terrify my sister and I. They were all partially visible behind a decorative gridded screen to the side of their ...Read full memory