HISTORIC BUCKDEN

And Local Area

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PARISH HISTORY

See the Buckden Parish Council Website for a brief history of Buckden

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BUCKDEN A HUNTINGDONSHIRE VILLAGE

Copies are still available at £15 each from the Secretary

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WALK HISTORIC BUCKDEN

Historic buildings and Sites around the Village

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CAPT JOHN LESLIE GREEN VC

Born in Buckden 1888

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BUCKDEN HIGH STREET

From Tudor days

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THE TOWERS

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ST NEOTS & BUCKDEN WORKHOUSE

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BRIDGE HOUSE

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GREAT PAXTON CHURCH

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GRAFHAM MEDIEVAL MOATED COMPOUND

 

PHOTO COLLECTION

Originally Compiled by Robin Gibson

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VOLUME 1

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VOLUME 2

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VOLUME 3

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VOLUME 4

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RECOLLECTIONS

With Thanks to Angie Bruce, Celia Sharpley, Dave Gent and Carol Swepstone

HINSBY'S CORNER

Angie remembers Mr and Mrs Hinsby who owned the sweet shop on the corner of Silver Street and Church Street

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FLO COOMBER

Angie remembers Flo Coomber who ran a grocery shop on the Village Green in the 1950s

 
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PIPE’S SHOP, CHURCH STREET, BUCKDEN

(1945 to 1996)

Angie remembers the Pipe's grocery shop in Church Street and how beautiful it looked at Christmas time.

Left, Inside the Pipe's Shop, Christmas 1995

 

OLD MAN VIOLET

Angie remembers an old character from Buckden in the 1950s and 60s, Violet Livett.

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IVELBURY HOUSE

Cecilia Sharpley (nee Ashton)  lived in Ivelbury House, Buckden in the early 1950s.  She moved with her family to Australia but remembers her time there with affection

 

GEORGE ARTHUR SMITH

Dave Gent shares memories of his wife's great grandfather, George Arthur Smith, Buckden's postman during the late 1890s and early 1900s.

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BUCKDEN METHODIST CHURCH OPEN DAY
10 JULY 2022

Carol Swepstone reflects back on its achievements with an Open Day held on Sunday 10 July 2022.