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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History Group meeting dates 2013/14

History Group meeting dates 2013/14

Great Gidding History Group The group meets on the third Wednesday of each month between September and April. 7.30PM start time. The meetings are very informal – chatting and exchanging memories, sometimes photos or objects are brought in for discussion. The next meeting dates are: Wednesday 18th

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Photos: Great Gidding Gala July 2013 – History Walk

The first Giddings event of Gala Week kicked off with a wonderful tour yesterday evening of Anglo Saxon Great Gidding, led by archaeology historian Josie Barnacle and ably aided by Patrick Ellis. Instead of peering over the gates, it was a delight to be able to walk

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September History Group Meeting

September History Group Meeting

One of our aircraft is missing…………… Local history researcher, Chris Hughes, will give a talk and slide show on RAF Molesworth,  the WWII activities and stories of some of the planes that were stationed there, and bring us to date with the role of the Base in

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The old Great Gidding Raceway site

The old Great Gidding Raceway site

This is copied from the Simon Lewis Books website: Great Gidding in Cambridgeshire where Northampton’s John Clark promoted GP Midgets. Now an industrial estate off Hemmington Lodge Lane. Steven Parker, who works at the site today says “there’s very little evidence …the tarmac or concrete surface was

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