Cottenham Village Society 2018 Meeting Programme

Cottenham Village Society’s 2018 series of lectures continues on the second Friday of the month at All Saints Church Hall, High Street, Cottenham at 7.45 pm. Everyone is welcome to our meetings – there is a charge of £2 if you are not a member. The first four talks are

Friday 12 January:  RSPB Wetland Project: Progress so far on Britain’s (soon to be) largest reedbed – Richard Taylor Hanson
Friday 9 February: The Pye Story – Roger Crabtree
Friday 9 March:  The Corpus Christi Clock – Stewart Huxley
Friday 13 April:  The trains of Oakington and Cottenham – Roy Stoner

For further details please contact the secretary

Membership of the Cottenham Village Society costs £10 per year. If you would like to join Cottenham Village Society, please visit our website

Local information available in Cottenham Library and in Cambridgeshire

Do you want to find out about your house, Cottenham or the local area? Cottenham Library has a good collection of books about things of local interest, historical and recent history. If they don’t have what you are looking for then they may be able to point you in the right direction.

You can find local pictures of the past on the Cottenham Community Archive website.

In the Central Library in Cambridge there is an extensive archive of Cambridgeshire related information. For instance there are old maps, photographs, old local newspapers and journals, street directories, old electoral registers and handbills. You can find out more about the local studies collections and search the library catalogue online.

Glynis Pilbeam – Cottenham Village Society
Cottenham Library – Margett Street, Cottenham CB24 8QY