Memories of Cambridge


I remember Trevor, he often sat by the fountain in the market sqaure. A real character.

The Cambridge American Cemetry was built after the second war, during this time the odor of rotting bodies being buried at Madingley,caused my father to drive his taxi (photo) on the St Neot's Road or via Madingley Village depending on the wind direction. The sweet smell of death was often (...Read full memory)

1970-1971'ish, there was a homeless man named Trevor Hughes who used to wander the streets around the Guildhall and the market. He always wore a daffodil in his hat and was the local character. The probation officers made sure he got his medications. He used to smash a window every Christmas so he could go to Bedford jail (...Read full memory)

I was born at gaffers buildings grapes hill as a young boy 3-4 yrs old im sure I watched the circus coming up grapes hill my aunt whos 10yrs older disagrees and says they came up princewales rd after coming off train at Thorpe station nigel john larter

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