Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Huntingdon, 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 Huntingdon

Historic Maps of Huntingdon and the local area.

I was born with my twin sister in 1947 at Paxton Park maternity hospital in Stukely. Baptised at All Saints. We lived with my grandparents in Avenue Road and attended Waldren Rd CofE school. My Uncle was born in theOldCottages in shakespear place. My Mother,Uncle and older sister all went to Huntingdon Grammer school and my Gran was housekeeper there for many years. I loved living there as a child and have many fond memories of the Town.

Mr Wolfe owned the butchers shop in Huntingdon. I learnt years later that he spoke up for a member of our family when needed otherwise our lives may have been very different. He was such a generous man, I was about 8 when I would shop for my great Auntie and Mr Wolfe would give me some chocolate squares from a large bar that he kept under the counter and would send some sausages for my Great auntie some 50 years ...see more