Front cover, 20th Century Trumpington
Front cover, Rus in Urb
Front cover, Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of Cambridge
Front cover, Wishing Eel
Front cover, Trumpington in Old Picture Postcards
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Ambrose, Tom (2006). St Mary & St Michael Trumpington. [Church
guide]. [Trumpington: Parish Church.]
An illustrated guide to the church, with information about its main
architectural features and windows, and brief details of some of the
rectors and vicars.

Atkins, Rob and Hurst, Valory (2014). ‘Avenell Way: an ancient track
across south Cambridgeshire’,
Proceedings of the Cambridge
Antiquarian Society
, 103, 83-106.

Bradley, Simon and Pevsner, Nicholas (2014).
Cambridgeshire. The
Buildings of England
. London: Yale University Press. ISBN 978 0 300
20596 1.
Includes information about Trumpington: St Mary and St Michael Church
and brief entries for Trumpington Hall, Anstey Hall, Church Lane area,
village and Clay Farm (pages 355-58).

Brown, Shirley (1986).
Trumpington in Old Picture Postcards.
Zaltbommel, Netherlands: European Library. ISBN 90-288-3350-1.
Over 75 reproductions of postcards, with detailed captions, providing an
insight into Trumpington from 1880 to 1930.

Brown, Shirley and Brown, Stephen (2013).
Trumpington Through Time.
Stroud, Gloucestershire: Amberley Publishing. ISBN 978-1-4456-0633-0.
An extensive selection of old and new photographs showing the ways in
which Trumpington has developed in the last 100 years.

Bushell, W.D. (1938).
Hobson's Conduit. The New River at Cambridge
Commonly Called Hobson's River
. Cambridge: CUP.
The history and course of Hobson's Conduit, from Nine Wells through
Trumpington into Cambridge, with maps and illustrations.

Cambridge Camden Society (1845).
Churches of Cambridgeshire and the
Isle of Ely
. Cambridge: The Society.
Includes Trumpington Church.

Cambridge City Council. Planning Department 2010).
Trumpington.
Conservation Area Appraisal. Cambridge: City Council.
Includes the planning background, a brief history, the character of
Trumpington and information about individual areas and properties, and
maps. Updated October 2010.

Cambridge Curiosity and Imagination (2010).
Art and Living: an A to Z
for Trumpington
. : Cambridge Curiosity and Imagination.
Produced as part of the Public Art Strategy for Clay Farm and Glebe
Farm, the ideas in the book had input from Crossways Gardens, Fawcett
School, the Trumpington Local History Group, Cambridge City Council's
Children and Young People's Participation Service (ChYpPS) and the
Trumpington Residents' Association.

Cambridgeshire Family History Society (1987).
St Mary's and St
Michael's Parish Church, Trumpington, Cambridgeshire. Monumental
Inscriptions
. Transcribed by Stephen Walley and Alan Bullwinkle. :
CFHS.

Cambridgeshire Family History Society (2002). Vestry Audit Book, 1602-
1753. Transcribed by David E. Bland. : CFHS.

Cambridgeshire Family History Society (2010). Parish Registers. St
Mary's and St Michael's Parish Church, Trumpington. Transcribed by
David Jordan, Margaret Marrs and members of the Society. CD-ROM
version. : CFHS.

Cambridgeshire Federations of Women's Institutes (1989).
The
Cambridgeshire Village Book
. Newbury: Countryside Books. ISBN 1-
85306-035-6.
Includes a short entry about Trumpington (pages 168-69).

Carr, Edith (1968 and 1971).
The Story of Trumpington Church. Saffron
Walden: Talbot.

Carr, Edith (1973).
Trumpington: a Cambridgeshire Village. In People
and Places. An East Anglian Miscellany. Pages 8-67. Lavenham: Terence
Dalton Ltd. SBN 900963-24-7.
Traces the history of Trumpington from the Roman period to the end of
the 19th century, with 15 illustrations.

Cheason, Denis (1980).
The Cambridgeshire of Rupert Brooke. An
Illustrated Guide to the Places Mentioned in Rupert Brooke's Poem 'The
Old Vicarage, Grantchester'
. Waterbeach: The Author. ISBN 0-9506614-
1-4.
Illustrated with sketches of Byron's Pool and Trumpington in the 1970s.

Chisholm, Michael (2002). 'Conservators of the River Cam: 1702-2002'.
Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society, XCII, pages 183-
200.
The history of the Conservators from their establishment by Act of
Parliament in 1702.

Collins, Judith (2006).
Eric Gill. The Sculpture. London: A. & C. Black.
ISBN 0-71367927-1.
Includes information about the War Memorial.

Cooper, Anthony J. (2000).
Planners and Preservationists. The
Cambridge Preservation Society and the City's Green Belt, 1928-1985
.
Cambridge: Cambridge Preservation Society. ISBN 0-9510655-2-1.
Discusses planning, housing and transport developments in Cambridge
and the surrounding area since the 1920s, the history of the green belt and
the role of the Cambridge Preservation Society.

Cooper, Charles Henry (1842-52).
Annals of Cambridge. 5 volumes. :
Metcalfe & Palmer.

Dawson, Peter (2009).
Henry Fawcett - Man of Vision. Cambridge:
Trumpington Local History Group.
Written by Peter Dawson, this brief life of Henry Fawcett includes
information about his burial in Trumpington.

Dawson, Peter (2009).
Who Was Henry Fawcett? Cambridge:
Trumpington Local History Group.
A short leaflet with key facts about Fawcett.

Dring, W.E. (1974).
Trumpington Fifty Years Ago. Unpublished
typescript.
The lively and informative recollections of a local man, born in Alpha
Terrace in 1912?, remembering Trumpington as it was in his childhood.

Evans, Christopher, with Duncan Mackay and Leo Webley (2008).
Borderlands. The Archaeology of the Addenbrooke's Environs, South
Cambridge
. CAU Landscape Archives: New Archaeologies of the
Cambridge Region, 1. Cambridge: Cambridge Archaeological Unit with
Oxbow Books. ISBN 978-0-9544824-7-3.
A detailed analysis of new evidence for the archaeology of the
Addenbrooke's and Trumpington area, based on the extensive excavations
and field work carried out in advance of building developments.

Flitton, A.R. [Arthur Russell] (1926).
The Bells of Trumpington. Bury St
Edmunds.

Garrett, Martin (2004).
Cambridge. A Cultural and Literary History.
Cities of the Imagination. Oxford: Signal Books. ISBN 1-902669-78-9.
Includes discussions of Chaucer's Reeve's Tale, Byron's Pool and
Trumpington Mill.

Gray, E.A. (1977).
Hobson's Conduit, the Story of a Cambridgeshire
Chalk Stream
. Barton, Cambridgeshire: Bird's Farm Publications. ISBN 0-
905232-03-8.
The story of the valley to the east of Trumpington, following the route of
Hobson's Brook.

Gray, Ronald and Stubbins, Derek (2000).
Cambridge Street Names:
their Origins and Associations
. Cambridge: CUP. ISBN 0521789567.
A narrative history of the street names of Cambridge, including
Trumpington.

Grove, Richard (1976).
The Cambridgeshire Coprolite Mining Rush.
Cambridge: Oleander Press. ISBN 0-902675-61-3.
The impact of coprolite digging on Cambridgeshire, including
Trumpington.

Hunter Blair, Andrew (2007).
Along the River Cam. : Sutton Publishing.
ISBN 0-7509-4455-2.
Traces the story of the river and surrounding countryside.

Jenkins, Simon (2000).
England's Thousand Best Churches. London:
Penguin Books. ISBN 0-140-29795-2.
Includes a brief entry on Trumpington Church and the brass.

Jennings, Christine (2003).
Widnall. A Capital Contriver. the Story of a
Victorian Household in the Village of Grantchester
. Swavesey: Folly
Press. ISBN 0-9544818-0-1.
Describes the life and times of Page Widnall (1825-94), a farmer who
lived at the Old Vicarage, Grantchester, from 1850, and wrote and
published books about local history.

John Lewis (2008).
A History of Robert Sayle, 1840-2007. Third Edition.
Cambridge: John Lewis. ISBN 978-0-9558950-0-5.
A history of the Robert Sayle family and department store, updated to
include the opening of the new John Lewis store in Cambridge. Includes
details about family life in Trumpington.

Jurgensen, Birtt and Anning, Vicky (2015).
Habitorials: a Showground of
Real Living. Trumpington & Great Kneighton
. : Jeanneworks.
Part of the art project for the Clay Farm housing development, with
interviews with a number of local residents.

Keith, Simon (2017). ‘A study of "Domesday watermills" in the
Cambridgeshire landscape'.
Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian
Society
, 106, p. 49-60. Includes a case study of Grantchester and
Trumpington.

Kindersley, Lida Lopes Cardozo and Sherwood, Thomas (2011).
Cutting
Across Cambridge. Kindersley Inscriptions in the City and University
.
Cambridge: Cardozo Kindersley.
Includes section on inscriptions in Trumpington churchyard and cemetery,
pages 74-77.

Lloyd, David Willson (1951).
English Village: the Story of Trumpington.
Cambridge: Heffers.
A brief history and memoir of the village, written c. 1950. Chapters cover
the origins of the village, the church, houses and fields, poets and the
village as it was in the 1940s.

McClure, Gillian, John Wiltshire and the Children of Fawcett School
(2008).
The Wishing Eel. [Cambridge]: Vital Communities. ISBN 978-0-
9560205-0-5.
A short illustrated story created by pupils from Fawcett Primary School
and residents of Crossways Gardens as part of the
Vital Communities
project.

Mee, Arthur (1939).
Cambridgeshire. The King's England. : Hodder &
Stoughton.
Trumpington church and personalities (pages 209-11).

Moule, A.C. (1922). 'Some Trumpington Inscriptions, with Special
Reference to the Base of the Old Village Cross',
Proceedings of the
Cambridge Antiquarian Society
, 24, p. 95-109.
Includes a contemporary account of the rediscovery of the base of the old
village cross.

Moule, A.C. [Arthur Christopher] (1923, 1929, 1934 and 1944).
Trumpington Church. Cambridge: [CUP].

O'Connor, Bernard (1998).
The Dinosaurs on Coldham's Common: the
Story of Cambridge's Coprolite Industry
. Sandy, Bedfordshire: the
Author. ISBN 0-902810-00-7.
The history of coprolite mining in Cambridge and Trumpington,
particularly in the 1850s-70s and World War I, when large quantities of
phosphatic nodules were extracted from land in Trumpington for
processing as fertilizer.

O'Connor, Bernard (1999).
The Trumpington Fossil Diggings: An
Account of the 19th Century Coprolite Diggings
. Sandy, Bedfordshire:
the Author.
The specific story of coprolite exploitation in Trumpington.

O'Toole, Mark (2012).
Trumpington Chronicle 1850-1900: Stories from
the Cambridge Chronicle
. Transcript of news items in the Cambridge
Chronicle. [Cambridgeshire Collection, C.44.3 ref reserve]
See
Extracts.

Olalde, Inigo, Brace, Selina and Reich, David (2018). 'The Beaker
phenomenon and the genomic transformation of northwest Europe',
Nature, doi:10.1038/nature25738, 21 February 2018. Online summary.

Overhill, Jack (1953).
The Miller of Trumpington. London: Staples.

Petty, Mike (2017).
Trumpington Scrapbook 1897 to 1990. Facts,
Features and (occasional) Fallacies reported in Cambridge
Newspapers
. Summarised by Mike Petty. Online at Trumpington
Scrapbook.

Powell, W.C. (1942).
Christopher Anstey: Bath Laureate. A
Dissertation
. Presented to the Faculty of the Graduate School of Arts and
Sciences ... University of Pennsylvania.
A PhD dissertation about Christopher Anstey (1724-1805), author of the
New Bath Guide.

Renfrew, Jane M., Renfrew, Magnus A. and Rose, John K. (1996).
Rus
In Urbe
. Chaucer Road and Latham Road: the History of Two Rural
Roads in Cambridge
. Cambridge: Solachra. ISBN 0-9528751-0-1.
Richly illustrated account of the history of the Chaucer Road and Latham
Road area from prehistory to the present and the personalities and
university connections of the area.

Robinson, Percy (c. 1930).
A Trip Through Trumpington. Notes used
when giving local talks. Copy held by the Local History Group.

Royal Commission on Historical Monuments (England) (1959).
An
Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of Cambridge. Part
II
. London: HMSO. ISBN 0-11-300023-5.
The Trumpington entry includes the Parish Church, Trumpington Hall,
Vicarage, Anstey Hall, Anstey Hall Farm, The Old House, Manor Farm,
Green Man, Coach and Horses and Clay Farm.

Royal Commission on Historical Monuments (England) (1959).
Parish
Church of St. Mary and St. Nicholas, Trumpington
. London: HMSO.

Sargood, Lisa (2004).
Literary Cambridge. Stroud: Sutton Publishing.
ISBN 0-7509-2288-5.
Includes Byron's Pool and Trumpington Mill.

Searby, Peter (editor) (2010).
Cambridge at War. The Diary of Jack
Overhill 1939-1945
. Volume 19. Cambridge: Cambridgeshire Records
Society. ISBN 978-0-904323-21-4.
An edited version of the wartime diary of Jack Overhill. During the war,
Jack and his wife rented out their Shelford Road, Trumpington, house and
lived in Saxon Street, Cambridge. The diary describes life in Cambridge
and his continuing links with Trumpington.

Shelford Oral History Group (2008).
Some Shelford Lives. Great
Shelford, Cambridgeshire: The Group. No ISBN.
Interviews with 50 residents of Great Shelford, who reminisce about their
lives in the village, with some references to nearby Trumpington.

Spittle, S.D.T. (1970). 'The Trumpington Brass'.
The Archaeological
Journal
, 127, p. 223-227.
Discusses the history of the church brass, concluding that the brass was
made for Giles de Trumpington and then used to commemorate his son,
the younger Roger de Trumpington, in c. 1326.

Taylor, Alison (1998).
South East Cambridgeshire and Fen Edge.
Archaeology of Cambridgeshire. Volume  2. Cambridgeshire County
Council. ISBN 0-902436-50-3.

Taylor, Alison (1999).
Cambridge: the Hidden History. Stroud: Tempus.
ISBN 0-7524-1436-4.
Brief details about Trumpington (pages 126-30).

Taylor, Alison, Browne, David M. and Darby, H.C. (1978).
Early
Cambridgeshire
. Cambridge: Oleander Press.
A compendium of four previous publications on Prehistoric, Roman,
Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Cambridgeshire.

Taylor, Christopher (1973).
The Cambridgeshire Landscape. The
Making of the English Landscape
. London: Hodder and Stoughton. No
ISBN.
Refers to evidence of Iron Age settlement and coprolite digging at
Trumpington.

Taylor, Patrick (2011).
The Toll-houses of Cambridgeshire. Ipswich:
Polystar Press. ISNB 978-1-907154-06-5.
Includes background to turnpikes and toll houses and description of the
Trumpington toll house.

Trumpington Local History Group (2000).
20th Century Trumpington.
Written by Shirley Brown. [Cambridge: The Group.]
A decade-by-decade account of Trumpington through the 20th century,
with information about people, places and events.

Trumpington Local History Group (2003).
Trumpington Past & Present.
Researched and written by Shirley Brown. Stroud: Sutton Publishing.
ISBN 0-7509-3156-6.
An illustrated account of Trumpington, particularly in the 20th century. It
has sections on roads, farms and gardens, buildings, events and occasions
and people.

Trumpington Local History Group (2014).
Trumpington’s Fallen Heroes
of World War I
. Written by Ken Fletcher. Cambridge: Trumpington Local
History Group.
Web version.

Trumpington Residents’ Association and Trumpington Local History
Group (2013).
Trumpington History Trails 1. The Historic Centre of
Trumpington
. Cambridge: Trumpington Residents’ Association. January
2013.

Trumpington Residents’ Association and Trumpington Local History
Group (2016).
Trumpington History Trails: Ten Walking and Cycling
Trails Around Trumpington and the Surrounding Area
. Cambridge:
Trumpington Residents’ Association.
Web version.

The Victoria History of the Counties of England (1938).
The History of
the County of Cambridge & the Isle of Ely. Volume I
. Edited by L.F.
Salzman. Oxford: Oxford University Press for the Institute of Historical
Research.
Covers geology and natural history and Anglo-Saxon history, plus a
detailed account of the Domesday Survey in Cambridgeshire, with its
record of 'Trumpintone'.

The Victoria History of the Counties of England (1948).
The History of
the County of Cambridge & the Isle of Ely. Volume II
. Edited by L.F.
Salzman. Oxford: Oxford University Press for the Institute of Historical
Research.
Web version.
Includes social and economic history, ecclesiastical history, education and
political history.

The Victoria History of the Counties of England (1959).
The History of
the County of Cambridge & the Isle of Ely. Volume III. The City and
University of Cambridge
. Edited by J.P.C. Roach. Oxford: Oxford
University Press for the Institute of Historical Research.
Web version.
Detailed information about the history of the city, university and colleges,
with brief references to Trumpington.

The Victoria History of the Counties of England (1973).
The History of
the County of Cambridge & the Isle of Ely. Volume V
. Edited by C.R.
Elrington. Oxford: Oxford University Press for the Institute of Historical
Research.
Web version.
Includes
Grantchester, with references to the road pattern, Bryon's Pool
and Trumpington and Grantchester mills.

The Victoria History of the Counties of England (1978).
The History of
the County of Cambridge & the Isle of Ely. Volume VII: Roman
Cambridgeshire
. Edited by J.J. Wilkes and C.R. Elrington. Oxford:
Oxford University Press for the Institute of Historical Research.
An overview of Cambridgeshire in the Roman period, including
settlements and road patterns.

The Victoria History of the Counties of England (1982).
A History of
Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely, Volume VIII. Armingford and
Thriplow Hundreds
. Edited by C.R. Elrington. Oxford: Oxford University
Press for the Institute of Historical Research. ISBN 0-19-722757-0.
Web
version.
Includes
Trumpington (part of Thriplow Hundred), with a detailed record
of the history of the parish, its development, manors, church and major
fatures, with extensive references to primary sources. This volume also
covers
Harston, Hauxton and Great Shelford.

Widnall, S.P. [Samuel Page] (1875).
A History of Grantchester in the
County of Cambridge
. Grantchester: the Author.
See also Widnall's short reminiscences of Trumpington.

Widnall, S.P. [Samuel Page] (1889).
Reminiscences of Trumpington
Fifty Years Ago
. Grantchester: the Author.
Widnall had already published his more detailed history of Grantchester
when he issued these short reminiscences (25 pages), copies of which
were available 'at the Post Office, Trumpington, or post free from the
author'. Includes brief thoughts about travel, the Stone Bridge, road to
Grantchester, the Roman road through the village and particularly the
village school, where Widnall was a pupil in the 1830s. See also Jennings
(2003).

Wilson, Peter J. (1997). 'Byron's Pool'.
Nature in Cambridgeshire, 39,
17-21.
A short history of the area around Byron's Pool and the river, with
information about the woodland, ponds and possible mill features.

Yorke, Malcolm (1981).
Eric Gill. Man of Flesh and Spirit. London:
Constable. ISBN 0-09463740-7.
Includes information about Trumpington War Memorial.
Front cover, 20th Century Trumpington
Front cover, Trumpington Past & Present
Front cover, Trumpington in Old Picture Postcards
Title page, Widnall's Reminiscences of Trumpington
Front cover, Trumpington, a Cambridgeshire Village
Front cover, Rus in Urb
Front cover: the Cambridgeshire Villages Book
Front cover, Early Cambridgeshire
Front cover, Cambridgeshire of Rupert Brooke
Publications about Trumpington or with references to Trumpington
people, places or events.
Front cover, Guide to Trumpington Church
Front cover, Hobson's Conduit
Front cover, Hobson's Conduit
Front cover, Cambridge Street Names
Front cover, Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of Cambridge
Front cover, Victoria County History of Cambridge, Volume VIII
Front cover: the Dinosaurs on Coldham's Common
Front cover, Cambridge Hidden History
Front cover, St Mary & St Michael, Trumpington
Front page, Planners and Preservationists
Front cover: English Village: the Story of Trumpington
Front cover, Some Shelford Lives
A History of Robert Sayle, 1840-2007
Front page, Borderlands
Front cover, Wishing Eel
Henry Fawcett - Man of Vision
Who Was Henry Fawcett?
Art and Living front cover
Cambridge at War. The Diaries of Jack Overhill.
The Toll-houses of Cambridgeshire
Trumpington Through Time
Trumpington's Fallen Heroes of World War I
Front cover of Bradley annd Pevsner, Cambridgeshire.
Habitorials, issue 0
Front page, Borderlands
Front cover, Trumpington Past & Present
Title page, Widnall's Reminiscences of Trumpington
Front cover: English Village: the Story of Trumpington
Front cover, Trumpington, a Cambridgeshire Village
Front cover, Hobson's Conduit