Stilton, Cambridgeshire

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

Historic Maps of Stilton and the local area.

I was born at home in North Street, Stilton; the house is the one on the left, just after the big white one (it was 19 North Street). I lived in many houses in Stilton - 19 North St, 55 North St, 6 Glebe Rd, 14 Norman Drive and 3 Manor Road before moving to Whittlesey. I still go to Stolton every week to see my mother who was a teacher at the school.

I remember going to buy vegetables from Mr and Mrs Clitheroe (sp)?. They ran a smallholding in North Street, opposite what used to be the cricket field. They grew their own vegetables and kept chickens and rabbits. In those days Stilton's only entertainment was the occassional garden fete and (once in a blue moon) a dance at the village hall.  The cheese rolling started whilst I was still living in Stilton. A walk ...see more