Category: Summer Visits

Visit to the Spalding Gentleman’s Society

Visit to the Spalding Gentleman’s Society
On the evening of August 11th, the second outside visit of 2021 took place. We travelled to the market town of Spalding, just 20 miles north of Peterborough. Those of us who signed up for the visit were in for a treat. The Gentlemen’s Society of Spalding is to be found in a Grade 11 [...]

We Meet Once More.

We Meet Once More.
8th July 2021 - A Walk around Titchmarsh by Julie Nicholson. We enjoyed the first face-to-face meeting of Peterborough Local History Society since March 2020, with a visit to a small village (600 inhabitants), 20 miles south-west of Peterborough. The sun shone and we couldn't have picked a better evening for a guided tour around [...]

2019 Summer visit. An August Elton Village Walkabout

2019 Summer visit. An August Elton Village Walkabout

By Annette Martin. We arrived at Elton church on a beautiful summer evening to meet our host Jane Brown who gave us an interesting talk about the history of the church and Elton.  The stained glass windows in the church are beautiful and very detailed – they were made by 4 of the most important glass […]

2019 Summer Visit to Huntingdon Town Hall and the Cromwell Museum

2019 Summer Visit to Huntingdon Town Hall and the Cromwell Museum

By Peter Clarkson. Huntingdon was the destination for the second outdoor visit of 2019 on our usual Thursday evening. The visit was hosted by Stuart Orme and commenced with a tour of Huntingdon Town Hall. We learnt that the town hall was rebuilt in the 18th century and replaced an earlier medieval building that was […]

A 2019 Summer Visit to The Peterborough School

A 2019 Summer Visit to The Peterborough School

By Peter Clarkson Peterborough Local History Society’s first outdoor visit of 2019 was made on the very unseasonal cool and soggy evening of 8th June to the Peterborough School formerly known as Westwood House School after the name of the building in which it was established.      However, the welcome that we received was […]

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