Trumpington Village Sign unveiled June 2010, designed by Sheila Betts.
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Trumpington subjects
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Personal recollections
Trumpington Fifty Years Ago: Reminiscences of the 1920s, W.E. Dring
My Experience of Education in the Church School, Margot Andrews
Childhood Memories of Trumpington in the 1940s-1950s, Brian Goodliffe
Recollections of Shelford Road, Jean Clews with Howard Slatter
Forty Years of Public Transport in Trumpington, Barry Clarke
Growing up on the Estate, Brenda Bass
Glebe Farm, Trumpington, in the early 1950s, David Stubbings
The Recreation Ground in the 1940s, David Stubbings
The Proud Son of a Trumpington Ploughman, Brian Goodliffe
Personal Reminiscences of the Perse Prep School, Edmund Brookes
Memories of a Trumpington Childhood: 1948-1959, Colin Gedge
My Recollections of Trumpington, Audrey King

Events
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
The
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.

Topics
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 2013.
• 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.

Art: Hobson Square and Clay Farm Centre

Cambridge Chronicle, 1850-1900: monthly extracts.
The
Cambridgeshire Guided Busway in Trumpington.
The
Cardozo Kindersley Workshop and Trumpington.

Censuses:
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
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.
Evidence for the History of Trumpington
Farms and farming in Trumpington, including Enclosure and the Plant
Breeding Institute (PBI)
Fawcetts: Henry and Millicent Fawcett and Trumpington:
Henry Fawcett,
Man of Vision; Millicent Garrett Fawcett and Women's Suffrage.
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.
Mapping Trumpington: Ordnance Survey work.
Mapping Trumpington: Old Maps and Using Them Today.
Plant Breeding Institute (PBI) and Trumpington
Postcards: selection of historic postcards of Trumpington
People in Trumpington: historic database
Public art: Hobson Square and Clay Farm Centre
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
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
Trumpington's
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 1920s
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
Prisoner of War Camp (PoW Camp 45, World War II)
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: including history, leaflet and the Wilson
brothers
Wesleyan Methodists in Trumpington in the 19th century

World War 1 and Trumpington:
introduction.
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 Newspaper Reports.
Trumpington community on the IWM's Lives of the First World War,
men and women who contributed to the War.
Centenary of the end of World War 1, display October-November 2018.

World War 2 and Trumpington:
Trumpington War Memorial, Cross Hill.
British Legion Book of Remembrance, Trumpington Church.
Trumpington Prisoner of War Camp.
Village Hall and World War 2.
Remembrance Sunday, 9 November 2014.
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