Month: January 2024

Finding Collyweston Palace

Finding Collyweston Palace Lady Margaret Beaufort

The January 2024 meeting of the Peterborough Local History Society was, as usual, well attended. Our speaker for the evening was the Chairman of the Collyweston Historical & Preservation Society, Chris Close, Chris became a reluctant historian after making a promise to a relative to keep the Collyweston’s Historical Society going ‘No matter What’. Chris […]

December Meeting 2023

December Meeting 2023

By Julie Nicholson What a great end to the year for Peterborough Local History Society! Our December meeting certainly concluded the programme for 2023 with interesting facts, fun and food!   Philippa Massey entertained us with “Christmas: the midwinter festival’s different traditions, from pagan times to today”. Philippa looked at how people decorated and celebrated, […]

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