Trumpington Village Sign unveiled June 2010, designed by Sheila Betts.
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Trumpington Women’s Institute:
Photographs from the Archive
Copyright © Trumpington Local History Group, 2020. Updated 1 June 2020.
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Since its foundation in 1920, Trumpington Women's Institute has built up
a collection of photograph albums and scrapbooks. This page has extracts
from the archive, with the kind permission of the Women's Institute. See
also the page about the
history of the Women's Institute.
Trumpington Women's Institute centenary tea,
Jubilee Room, Trumpington Village Hall.
Photo: Edmund Brookes, 6 February 2020.
Audrey King at the Trumpington Women's
Institute centenary tea. Photo: Edmund
Brookes, 6 February 2020.
Janet Hendy, President of Trumpington
Women's Institute, and Sally Kingman,
Chairman of the Cambridge Federation of
Women's Institutes, at the Trumpington
Women's Institute centenary tea. Photo:
Edmund Brookes, 6 February 2020.
Trumpington Women's Institute chorus, Cambridgeshire Festival of Music, 1925. The
Trumpington Women's Institute was placed First in the competition for Choruses of Female
Voices (from Villages) at the Cambridgeshire Festival of Music, 1925. Caption above the
photograph: Cambridge Festival of Music, 1925. Caption below the photograph: [top row]: Rose
Pamplin, Mabel Chapman; [next row]: Catherine Barker, Fanny Scott, Ruth Vinter, Viola
Pemberton, Jessie Forbes, Doris Porter, Gladys O'Bryen Hodge; [next row]: Milly Pamplin,
Olive Pamplin, Frederica Thomas, Bertha Lawrence, Mrs Pemberton (President), Ada Pamplin,
Alice Stearn, Hilda Chapman, Mary Stearn; [front row]: Adelaide Pamplin, Elizabeth Bavey,
Dorothy Smith, Olive Stearn.
Trumpington Women's
Institute 30th anniversary, 4
May 1950. Caption: Cutting
the birthday cakes for party,
May 4th 1950. (Left to
right): Miss A. Pamplin, Mrs
Pemberton and Mrs A.
Parker and other original
members.
Trumpington Women's
Institute 30th anniversary, 4
May 1950. Caption: 'The
Spinsters of Lush', played by
members of the
Entertainment Committee
for the W.I. Birthday Party,
May 4 1950.
Trumpington Women's
Institute 30th anniversary, 5
July 1950. Caption: W.I. Tea
Party, Trumpington Hall,
Wednesday July 5th 1950.
Trumpington Women's
Institute, 6 June 1953:
pageant to celebrate the
Coronation of Queen
Elizabeth II. Caption: The
Pageant of 'The Queens of
England' acted by
Trumpington W.I. and
friends, to celebrate the
Coronation of Queen
Elizabeth II, June 6th 1953.
Trumpington Women's
Institute, 1952: meeting
when Mrs Viola Pemberton
returned from her journey
around the world. Caption:
Members of Trumpington
W.I. at the 'Welcome Home'
meeting.
Cambridgeshire W.I. Area
Exhibition at Trumpington
Village Hall, May 1958.
Trumpington W.I. Committee, 1963-64. Caption [top row]: Mrs Humm,
Mrs Storey, Mrs Pollock, Mrs Jordan, Mrs Collins, Mrs Gurney, Mrs
Granger, Mrs J. Wooffenden, Mrs Wedd, Mrs Wood, Mrs King;
[bottom row]: Mrs Bullman, Mrs Bown, Mrs Wooffenden (Hon.
Secretary) Mrs Pemberton (President), Mrs Savill-Peck, Mrs Chown,
Mrs Carr.
Trumpington Women’s Institute Golden Jubilee, Scrapbook for 1965,
1915-1965, Title page and introductory page.
Golden Jubilee, Scrapbook
for 1965, photograph of Mrs
V. Pemberton, President for
Golden Jubilee Year, at
Trumpington Hall.
Golden Jubilee, Scrapbook for 1965,
photographs of War Memorial and Red Lion
public house, High Street; The Unicorn public
house, Church Lane; and houses in
Grantchester Road, number 18 to right,
numbers 20-22 centre.
W.I. Committee, January 1967. Caption: front row: Mrs Shanks, Miss
Double, Mrs Woolfenden (Secretary), Mrs Chown (President), Mrs
Bown (Treasurer), Mrs Pollock; Mrs Hume, Mrs Stalham, Mrs Parsons,
Mrs Hunter, Mrs D. Wedd, Mrs Dring, Mrs Granger, Mrs Goody, Mrs
Woolfe, Mrs Robinson.
W.I. report on The Countryside, 1970: Title Page and Illuminated
capital letters 'T' and 'A' by Mary Smith.
Mrs Mary Chown, President
of Trumpington W.I.,
planting a crab-apple tree
beside Trumpington Village
Hall to commemorate the
W.I. golden jubilee, with the
blacksmith's forge in the
background, 1970.
Trumpington W.I.
Conservation display at Ideal
Home Exhibition, 1972.
Mrs Enid Newell,
Trumpington W.I., with the
shield for the best Darby and
Joan display at the
Cambridgeshire Federation of
Women's Institutes produce
show, 1972.
W.I. Diary for 1988, photographs by M.
Rayner of village sign outside Bidwells; High
Street from Lambourn Close, with the Esso
garage; and cottages on Grantchester Road.
Molly Bown planting an oak tree in the
grounds of Fawcett School to commemorate
the 80th anniversary of Trumpington
Women's Institute, autumn 1999.
80th anniversary of Trumpington Women’s
Institute at The Unicorn, February 2000.
Centre: Maureen Harris (President), right
Audrey King.
Mrs Mary Chown planting a crab-apple tree beside
Trumpington Village Hall, to commemorate the Golden
Jubilee of Trumpington W.I., 1970.