Chatteris, Cambridgeshire

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Chatteris, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

Old Maps of Chatteris

Historic Maps of Chatteris and the local area.

In further response to Mr Ian Graham I have a few images of the Lister "D" type stationary engine that was supplied in 1942, possibly to a farmer as were many of these engines between 1926 and 1965, during which time over 250.000 were made. The engine is still in regular use, I have a short video of the engine sawing wood for a chimenea. Dean Waters.https://youtu.be/5NnsBoI-3ww

I have many memories of Chatteris, many good times and some sad. But looking at the photos of Chatteris back in the day, it has changed little from then to my days there. But I loved the place and loved the people. Coming originally from London I thought I would have a difficulty settling in. But I was amazed by people's (...Read full memory)