Hemingford Grey, Cambridgeshire

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Hemingford Grey, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Hemingford Grey

Historic Maps of Hemingford Grey and the local area.

I recall spending a few days holiday each year in the 1960's with my father Ronald Lane and his friend from Vauxhall Motors called Archie Harrup. Archie used to rent out a houseboat every year from the boatyard and had it moored up in the meadow at Hemingford Grey during this time. I looked upon Archie as being a Jack Hargreaves type of guy at the time. We went fishing with Archie on ...see more

Added 17 February 2016
I spent three holidays from 1954 to 1956 on houseboats rented from the Giddins family who owned the boathouse The only access to the boats was by punt which was always paddled not poled The main pastime was fishing with nice perch and chub caught I remember talking to a professional eel catcher with traps by the bailey bridge in a part of the river known as the frying pan Very Happy memories rekindled by a walk along the river this week (28 Oct 2015 Peter M