Links to other interesting websites
A work in progress!
World War One Banners
Created by your Local History Society and displayed in the library. Displayed here in an online gallery.
CCAN Cherry Hinton
CCAN is made up of over 30 groups from towns and villages across Cambridgeshire. Together we are recording the local history of our county. CCAN records the memories, with over 50,000 photos, written text, audio and video recordings of everyday life.
The Cherry Hinton Village Website
A wealth of information about Cherry Hinton including a nice article on history. There are links to village events, community groups, doctors surgery info, bus routes and much more.
Cherry Hinton Festival
All about the festival last September.
Cambridgeshire Association for Local History
An umbrella organisation for the whole of modern Cambridgeshire but its talks, publications and member's interests are primarily concerned with ancient Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely.
The British Association for Local History
The national charity which promotes local history and serves local historians
Sawston Village History Society
The Sawston Village History Society normally meets on the second Thursday of every month (see diary for upcoming meetings). There's a wide range of speakers and subjects related to the history of Sawston and Cambridgeshire.
Cambridge Antiquarian Society
The CAMBRIDGE ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY was founded in 1840 to provide access for local people to the local history, architecture and archaeology of Cambridgeshire (which now includes the old County of Huntingdon and the new Unitary Authority of Peterborough). Among other benefits, members are eligible to attend the annual programme of monthly lectures, are entitled to a reduced fee for the Society's annual spring conference, and receive a copy of the Society's annual publications.
Burwell Museum and Windmill
An amazing family day out – explore the windmill, follow the trails, enjoy the rare vintage vehicles, old schoolroom and village shop, and find out how people lived in Burwell on the edge of the Fens.
Cambridge Industrial Archaeology Society
The Museum of Technology stands high above Cambridge and the surrounding area, being the tallest building for miles around. Standing beside the beautiful river Cam between Stourbridge Common and Midsummer Common, the museum shows the progression of power technology through steam, internal combustion, to electricity. The exhibits in the museum include working engines, telephone exchanges, printing presses and many more wonderful and interesting contraptions.
Mill Road History Society
The aims and objectives of the Society are to celebrate and research the history and community of the Mill Road area of the City of Cambridge and its locality, to create a permanent record of that research and to share it as widely as possible.
Mike Petty - Cambridgeshire Researcher, Lecturer and Historian
His wide experience in assisting thousands of enquirers for over 50 years and unrivalled knowledge of published material - books, newspapers, illustrations, maps etc - combine to provide a unique service for those investigating any aspect of the area, past or present. More details are contained on his excellent website.
Cambridgeshire Archives Service
holds a wealth of unique historic records and other resources relating to Cambridgeshire, the former counties of Huntingdonshire and the Isle of Ely and their communities.
Cambridgeshire Records Society
The Society publishes editions of original documents relating to Cambridgeshire and the surrounding area. The volumes, which range from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century, have introductions and notes to make the sources accessible to all Cambridgeshire people interested in their local and family history, and to historians worldwide. The Society also republishes unavailable printed works and historical maps.