Giddings history

GIDDING HISTORY GROUP – Archaeological Dig – 22nd and 23rd May 2017

GIDDING HISTORY GROUP - Archaeological Dig - 22nd and 23rd May 2017

Gidding History Group have been chosen by the University of Cambridge to host this year’s Higher Education Field Academy.  This annual event enables young people from local Academies to have a try at digging a test pit.  Details are on the attached poster.  We are seeking 12

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Great Gidding History group next meeting

Great Gidding History group next meeting

The January meeting of the History Group will be held on Tuesday 24th.  Change of venue to Manor Site Farm.  We will be looking at old (mainly black and white) photographs of Peterborough and surrounding village. 7.30PM start time

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Great Gidding History night – report and photos

Great Gidding History night - report and photos

On 30th September 2015 two talks were given to an audience of more than 60 people in Great Gidding Village Hall. History and extent of the Fitzwilliam Estate Mr Robert Dalgliesh – Chief Agent to the Fitzwilliam Estate – began by describing the history and extent of

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UPDATED – WWII Air crash – B17 ‘Bam Bam’ Crew Memory Honoured

Bruce Jordan has kindly given to us a collection of cuttings and letters that he has gathered together whilst researching and collecting information in relation to the US bomber ‘Bam Bam’ that crashed just outside of Great Gidding in 1944. UPDATE These details have just been released

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Great War exhibition

Great War exhibition

An exhibition of ongoing research into those from the Giddings who served in the Great War has been mounted in St Michael’s Church. The exhibition will run from Friday 7th November until Thursday 13th November, and will be open from 8.30am – 4.00pm each day.

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Great Gidding History Day – Report, photos and time-lapse video

Great Gidding History Day - Report, photos and time-lapse video

Another very successful History Day was held at Great Gidding Village Hall on the 18th of October. Lots of visitors attended, some bringing information and others seeking it. The History team had prepared displays and information boards showing properties around the village both past and present. Questions

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ARCHAEOLOGY In Great Gidding

ARCHAEOLOGY  In Great Gidding

The Great Gidding History Group has been offered the opportunity of having test pits dug by a group of young archaeologists. They are looking for sites where they can dig a test pit on the weekend of Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th October. The test pit will

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UPDATE – Village History Day

UPDATE - Village History Day

Great Gidding History Day This Saturday, new material,new maps, new documents. History Day Update History Day takes place between 11am and 5pm on Saturday 18th October, in the Village Hall. There will be a display of photographs and documents showing Who Lived Where, in addition we have

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Great Gidding History Day

Great Gidding History Day

3 Years have passed since the last History day and more information and photographs have come to light Saturday 18th October, 11 AM to 5 PM at Great Gidding Village Hall   Come and see who lived where and when Find out more about past residents of

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A Millennium History of Great Gidding

Due to popular demand this fascinating book by Patrick Ellis & David Shepherd has been re-printed. Full of wonderful photos and facts of how the Giddings once were, the book contains 40 colour and 20 black/white modern photos and 80 black/white historical photos, plus 7 maps. A

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