Cassey’s Huntingdonshire 1862

Whilst the most important part of Cassey’s Trade Directory of Huntingdonshire describes the Towns and Parishes [please see listing of places below] in 1862, there are other sections containing historical information; History of England – The Ancient Britons – The … Continue reading

Beyond Yesterday – A History of Fenstanton

Beyond Yesterday – A History of Fenstanton, Millennium Edition by Jack Dady. This is the history of Fenstanton, a small village in Huntingdonshire, later to be amalgamated with Cambridgeshire in 1973. Fenstanton was the birthplace of John Howland who was … Continue reading

Kelly’s Directory of Huntingdonshire 1914

Shows a sleepy county oblivious to the impending outbreak of World War One – before lives were to be changed forever and massive societal upheaval was to occur. Pages: 241 covering local history, private residents, trades and professions, villages plus … Continue reading

Harrod’s Directory of Huntingdonshire 1877

Pages: 125 plus advertisements. Price: £4.50 GBP Format: Searcheable PDF The places include;Abbotsley, Abbots Ripton, Alconbury, Alconbury Weston, Alwalton, Barham, Bluntisham, Brampton, Brington, Broughton, Buckden, Buckworth, Bury, Bythorn, Caldecote, Catworth (Great), Catworth (Little), Chesterton, Calne, Connington, Coppingford-cum-Upton, Covington, Denton, Diddington, … Continue reading