Trumpington Village Sign unveiled June 2010, designed by Sheila Betts.
Trumpington Local History Group

Subject Index
Copyright © Trumpington Local History Group, 2021. Updated 5 February 2021.
Personal recollections
1830s: Widnall's Reminiscences of 1830s Trumpington.
Trumpington by X.Y.Z., Cambridge General Advertiser, 9 November 1842.
1920s: W.E. Dring, Trumpington Fifty Years Ago:
Reminiscences of the 1920s.
1920s-2010s: Audrey King,
Recollections of Trumpington.
1920s-1950s: Jean Clews,
Shelford Road and the Pamplin family.
1930s: Margot Andrews, My Experience of Education in the
Church School.
1940s: Christopher Kite,
Trumpington's VE Day, 8 May 1945, and growing up in Trumpington.
1940s-1950s: Brian Goodliffe,
Childhood Memories of Trumpington.
1940s: David Stubbings, the
Recreation Ground.
1946-1949: Brenda Bass,
Growing up on the Estate.
1948-1959: Colin Gedge, Memories of a
Trumpington Childhood.
1940s-1950s: Brian Goodliffe, The Proud Son of a
Trumpington Ploughman.
1940s-1960s: Barry Clarke,
Public Transport in Trumpington.
1950s: David Stubbings,
Glebe Farm, Trumpington.
1950s: Jean Clews,
Memories of Trumpington.
1958-1962: Edmund Brookes, Reminiscences of the
Perse Prep School.
1970: Mollie Bown, Enid Newell, Mary Pitman and Mary Woolf,
The Countryside 1970,
Trumpington Women’s Institute.

Celebrating Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee, June 1887
Outing to Wicksteed Park, August 1949
Trumpington Young Farmers' Club, supper, early 1960s
Trumpington Charter Fair, July 1968
Trumpington Medieval Weekend, June 1989
Trumpington Village Hall Centenary: Summer Prom, June 2008
Trumpington Village Hall Centenary: Exhibition, October 2008
Trumpington Christmas Fair, December 2008
Opening of Trumpington Pavilion, November 2009
Opening of Addenbrooke's Road, 27 October 2010
Trumpington Christmas Fair, November 2010
Royal Wedding celebration (Prince William and Catherine Middleton, Duke and Duchess of
Cambridge), 29 April 2011
Unveiling of the renovated
Trinity Hall milestone, Hauxton Road, May 2011
Local celebrations of the
Queen's Diamond Jubilee, June 2012
Opening of
electronic play space, King George V Playing Field, August 2012
Presentation of
Street Naming Award, 21 November 2013
Tour de France in Trumpington, 7 July 2014
Remembrance Sunday, 9 November 2014.
Trumpington and the
Cambridge Half Marathon, 28 February 2016.
Remembrance Sunday, 11 November 2018.

Addenbrooke's Hospital: history of the hospital
Anstey Hall: group visit, May 2012
Anstey Hall Farm: farming history

Archaeology of Trumpington:
• visit to
Trumpington Meadows excavation, May 2011.
• discovery of Anglo-Saxon
bed burial and Trumpington Cross, March 2012, with updates.
• the
Archaeology of Trumpington Meadows and discovery of the Trumpington Cross, April
• visit to
Clay Farm excavation, August 2010.
• visit to
Clay Farm excavation, April 2011.
• talk on the
Archaeology of Clay Farm, March 2012.
• visit to
Papworth Hospital and Bell School excavations, August 2014.
• talk on the
Archaeology of Trumpington and the Southern Fringe, 26 March 2015.
• visit to
Anstey Hall Farm Barns excavation, May 2015.
• talk on
Addenbrooke's Archaeology: the Latest Phase, March 2016.
• talk on the
Archaeology of Anstey Hall Farm, September 2016.
• Trumpington archaeology and
ancient DNA research, February 2018.
• update on the
Excavations at Clay Farm, 2010-15, March 2018.

Cambridge Chronicle, 1850-1900: monthly extracts.
Local Plans and Trumpington.
Cambridgeshire Guided Busway in Trumpington.
Cardozo Kindersley Workshop and Trumpington.
Cemeteries: for the Parish Church churchyard: see the Cambridgeshire Family History Society
publication of
Monumental Inscriptions and a walking route around the churchyard; for the
Trumpington Churchyard
Extension (Shelford Road), see the
Monument Finding List and highlights.

introduction to the censuses and transcriptions;
local stories from the censuses.

Changing Face of Trumpington: how Trumpington has changed over time
Clay Farm Centre:
archaeology and art
Cricket in Trumpington, 1870s to 1980s.
Cross Hill, at the junction of Trumpington High Street and Church Lane, the site of the old
village cross and the War Memorial
Domesday Book and Trumpington, from Percy Robinson's notes.
Education and schools in Trumpington: history of local education provision and schools
Enclosure of Trumpington, 1804-09.
Environment of Trumpington:
Bird and animal life, early 1920s, Percy Robinson's notes.
The Countryside, 1970, Trumpington Women's Institute publication.
Farms and farming.
Hobson's Brook.
Evidence for the History of Trumpington
Farms and farming in Trumpington, including Enclosure and the Plant Breeding Institute (PBI)
Football in Trumpington: History of Trumpington Football Clubs, 1904 - 2019.
Henry Fawcett: his life and funeral.
History Trails: 10 walking and cycling trails
Hobson's Brook: introduction
Hobson's Conduit: history
Hobson's Park and Conduit: 2017 update
Hobson Square:
archaeology and public art.
Inclosure of Trumpington, 1804-09.
Kindersley Workshop and Trumpington.
King George V Playing Field and the Recreation Ground.
Local Plans and Trumpington, Cambridge and South Cambridgeshire plans.
Ordnance Survey work, Tim Glasswell.
Historic and modern maps of Trumpington, Howard Slatter.
Trumpington maps, decade by decade, resources from 1861 to the present.
• Maps and
1920s Trumpington.
Monument inscriptions: see cemeteries.
Millicent Garrett Fawcett: her life and achievements.
Plant Breeding Institute (PBI) and Trumpington.
Postcards: selection of historic postcards of Trumpington.
People in Trumpington: historic database.
Public art:
Hobson Square and the Clay Farm Centre, 2018.
Wilson Court and Lingrey Court, Anstey Way, 2020.
Public houses in Trumpington.
Railways in Trumpington: history and reminiscences.
Percy Robinson's notes about Trumpington, dating from the 1920s.
The School House and William Butterfield: history of the School House, Church Lane, and the
work of its architect.
Sport in Trumpington:
cricket; football; sports in the 1920s.
Street names: derivations.
Streets, Houses and People in Trumpington: resource lists.
Traders and trades: local traders including the history of post offices and the Anstey Way shops
A Trip Through Trumpington, Percy Robinson, 1920s.
Trumpington Allotment Society and Foster Road Allotments.
Trumpington Brass Band: history dating from 1910 (from Percy Robinson's notes).
Trumpington's Changing Face: how Trumpington has changed over time.
Trumpington Charities: Percy Robinson's notes from the 1920s.
Trumpington cricket and Trumpington Cricket Team, history.
Trumpington Cross: Anglo-Saxon cross discovered in Trumpington.
Fallen Heroes of World War I, booklet published 2014.
Trumpington Hall and the Pemberton family: summary of the history.
Trumpington Local History Trails: 10 walking and cycling trails.
Trumpington Manors: Percy Robinson's notes about the Domesday Book and manors, from the
Trumpington Parish Church: including introduction and pages about its history, a walking route
around the churchyard and details of rectors and vicars.
Trumpington Churchyard Extension, Shelford Road:
Monument Finding List and highlights.
Trumpington Football Club, 1900s to 1990s and 2017-.
Prisoner of War Camp (PoW Camp 45, World War II).
Trumpington Tornadoes football team, 1973-2012+.
Trumpington Village Hall: 100 year history of the Village Hall.
Trumpington Village Sign: the original and new signs and the unveiling of the new sign.
Trumpington Volunteer Training Corps in World War I.
Trumpington War Memorial.
Trumpington Women's Institute:
history; selection of photographs from the archive; 1970 report
The Countryside.
Wesleyan Methodists in Trumpington in the 19th century.

World War 1 and Trumpington:
Trumpington War Memorial, Cross Hill.
Memorial in Trumpington Church to Men who fell in the War and to other Benefactors.
British Legion Roll of Honour book, Trumpington Church.
Trumpington Free Church War Memorial.
Trumpington Volunteer Training Corps.
Village Hall and World War 1.
Remembrance Sunday, 9 November 2014.
Remembrance Sunday, 11 November 2018.
Remembering the First World War, talk by Dr Dan Todman, October 2014.
Trumpington's Fallen Heroes of World War I, booklet published October 2014.
Trumpington at War, 1914-18: Contemporary Reports.
Trumpington community on the IWM's Lives of the First World War, men and women who
contributed to the War.
• Trumpington in the
aftermath of the War.
Centenary of the end of World War 1, display October-November 2018.

World War 2 and Trumpington:
Trumpington and World War 2: Text.
Trumpington and World War 2: Photographs.
Memories of Trumpington's VE Day, 1945.
Trumpington War Memorial, Cross Hill.
British Legion Book of Remembrance, Trumpington Church.
Trumpington Prisoner of War Camp: history during the War and afterwards, recollections.
Village Hall and World War 2.
Remembrance Sunday, 9 November 2014.
Checklist of pages, in three sequences:

• Personal recollections
• Events
• Topics
Local History
Recollections of Audrey
King (neé Rayner).

Trumpington Medieval
Weekend, 1989.

Tour de France, 2014.

Trumpington Cross.