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    Hemingfords' Local History Society


In the absence of our regular meetings, Bridget Flanagan has very kindly volunteered
to produce occasional articles of an historical nature on the Hemingfords.
These are available under the "Publications" tab above.

The latest, and last, of the series of articles is also available to read here,
just click on the title -

"Getting Together" by Bridget Flanagan

This was a great idea and has helped us to sustain our interest
in local history during these difficult times. Many thanks, Bridget.



Also of interest may be this picture -



It is thought to show the Hemingford Grey School Gardening Club around 1929
The teacher is Mr Carter and next to him on his left is Bert Edwards.
The boy in the front with the fork is Ronald Laborne and the boy alongside
him with the spade is Maurice Darlow. The boy on the extreme left is
Derek Clifton's brother, Mervyn Ransome, who was killed at Dunkirk in 1940.
The wheelbarrow was recently discovered at the back of the old barn at Dockseys Farm
and is now in Cynthia Clifton's front garden filled with flowers.

Can anyone identify any of the other boys in the picture?
If you can, please email Hemlocs at info@hemlocs.co.uk.



Don't forget that all our talks and summer visits are cancelled until August.
The next date in the Hemlocs diary is a tour of Buckden Towers on Wednesday 19 August.

Best wishes, stay safe.




Hemingfords' Local History Society

The Society, formed in 1994, aims to increase knowledge of earlier times in Hemingford Grey, Hemingford Abbots and the surrounding area.
Meetings are held during winter on the third Thursday of the month in the Hayward Room of Hemingford Pavilion (PE28 9BX) commencing at 7.30pm
Additional visits and tours are arranged during the summer months.
Membership: £14.00 per annum
Family Membership: £25.00 per annum
Guests and Visitors: £ 3.00 per meeting