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Memories of Grantchester

Grantchester School 1953-1955: Mrs Alice Freeman was the Headmistress, in charge of the Juniors, whilst Miss Chatterton took the Infants class. We had regular visits from a lady from the British Red Cross who taught us how to dress any wound, anywhere on the body, with nothing more than a triangular (...Read full memory)

George Robert Brown was my Grandfather. He was manager (or whatever the title was) in the Rose and Crown from 1950/51 until 1953/54. I lived there as a baby, born 1st March 1953. Although some years younger I feel an affinity with Pink Floyd and in particular, David Gilmour who lived in the village and of course, a (...Read full memory)

Just out of Trumpington, on the road to Grantchester, was the entrance to an area known as Byron’s Pool, named after Lord Byron who apparently frequented the area whilst at Cambridge University. Probably hoping to find somewhere discrete to make his next sexual conquest from what I’ve read about him (...Read full memory)

Florence Pansy Muggleton born in Grantchester 1920 can trace her family back to her great, great grandparents Joseph Muggleton and Mary Ann Boutle who married at Grantchester church on 17th January 1822.  Flo has many memories over the years of the village.  She moved from the village in 1945 but still kept in (...Read full memory)

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