Trumpington Village Sign unveiled June 2010, designed by Sheila Betts.
Trumpington Local History Group
Trumpington Postcards
Arthur Brookes has kindly provided a number of postcards which show
Trumpington through the 20th century. Can you give any additional
information about the postcards? Please
contact us if you can help.
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Postcard thought to be looking
north along Trumpington Road
from near the Alpha Terrace
junction. The road curves to
the right, with a high wall to
the left and a house and
entrance (Alpha Terrace?) to
the right. Faint text in pencil
on reverse, indistinct
postmark, "Trumpington 23 Jy
20" on a 1d stamp. Posted
1920.
Postcard thought to be looking north along Trumpington Road from near the Alpha Terrace junction, 1920.
Postcard looking south along Trumpington High Street, 1904.
Postcard looking south along
Trumpington High Street from
near the Alpha Terrace
junction, with a draper's shop
in the foreground left, the pub
signs of the Green Man on the
left and the Coach & Horses
on the right and the Cross Hill
junction in the distance. Short
text on reverse and 'Cambridge
Sp 26 04' postmark over 1/2d
stamp. George and Kate
Harvey had the draper's shop.
George Harvey was born in
Lode, Cambridgeshire, and the
card was addressed to his
younger sister, Agnes.
Published by H.M. Gibson &
Co., Gateshead-on-Tyne.
Posted 1904.
Postcard of the front of the Green Man public house, Trumpington, 1905.
Postcard of the front of the
Green Man public house,
Trumpington, looking southeast
with the road in the
foreground, with the Green
Man sign to right and a man
standing by the steps to the
entrance. 'Royston Fine Ales'
on the frontage and a sign to
"Trumpington Tea Gardens"
near the pub sign. Addressed
on reverse to 'R. Hering,
Remse, Waldenburg, Sashen',
[Germany], dated in lower left
corner 'Nov. 26 1905'.
Postmarked 'No[vember] 26
[19]05, Cambridge' on 1d
stamp (overseas rate) and '28
11 05, Remse (Mulde)' near
lower left. The man is probably
the landlord, C.H. Hering
(Charles Hering), who came
from Waldenburg, Saxony,
Germany. The Hering's first
child, Charles was born in 1900
and died in Trumpington in
January 1905 aged 4, and the
second child was born in
Trumpington in March 1905.
The original is badly faded,
image has been corrected.
Postcard of the ‘Bowling Green & Tea Gardens, Green Man, Trumpington’, mid 1900s.
Postcard of the 'Bowling Green & Tea Gardens, Green Man, Trumpington', with text on
obverse confirming the location and the 'Prop. C.H. Hering'. No text on reverse. Published by
H.M. Gibson & Co., Gateshead-on-Tyne. Probably mid 1900s. Includes a man, woman and
young child standing on the grass in the foreground, thought to be the Hering family. Chas.
Herman Hering was listed as the innkeeper of the Green Man in the 1911 census, born in
Waldeburg, Sax. [Saxony], a German subject aged 40. His wife, Henr. Margaret Hering, born
St Pancras, London, aged 40, son Fred. William, aged 6, and daughter, Frances Margaret, aged
4, were living with him. The birth of Frederic William Hering was registered in March 1905 and
that of Frances Margaret Hering in early 1907, both in the Chesterton District which included
Trumpington.
Postcard of a group of around 30 men, 1911.
Postcard of a group of
around 30 men, sitting and
standing in rows, with tents
and hayricks? in the
background. The men are in
working clothes with two at
the rear in military uniform
including one with an
indistinct cap badge.
Postmarked 'My 14 11,
Trumpington' on a 1/2d
stamp and addressed to 'Miss
Minkie Falgate, White
House, Flixton, Lowestoft,
Suffolk', with a message
from 'Wally'. Mr Falgate was
living at a farm house with
this address in the 1911
census.
Postcard of the exterior of Trumpington Church, date?
Postcard of the exterior of Trumpington Church, date?
Postcard of the exterior of Trumpington Church, date?
Postcard of the exterior of Trumpington Church, 1940s?
Postcard of the exterior of
Trumpington Church from
the southeast, looking from
the vicarage. No text on
reverse. Date?
Postcard of the exterior of
Trumpington Church from
the south. No text on
reverse. Date?
Postcard of the exterior of
Trumpington Church from
the north, with the
churchyard wall in
foreground. No text on
reverse. Date?
Postcard of the exterior of
Trumpington Church,
looking across the road
from the west with railings
in the immediate
foreground, with a car
parked on Grantchester
Road and the cottages
visible on Grantchester
Road. No text on reverse.
Date 1940s?
Postcard with 5 images of Trumpington, 1950s?
Postcard with 5 images of
Trumpington: the War
Memorial and gates into the
grounds of Trumpington
Hall; Grantchester Road and
the cottages opposite the
church; the Green Man,
then a Flowers pub (Flowers
was incorporated in
Whitbread's in 1961); the
High Street looking north
from near the War
Memorial; and the Church
from the grounds of
Trumpington Hall. Published
by 'F.W. Pawsey & Sons'.
No text on reverse. Date
1950s?
Postcard of the High Street, Trumpington, 1950s?
Postcard of the High Street,
Trumpington, looking north
towards the Coach &
Horses from near the War
Memorial (the same image
as on the multiple images
card). Published by 'F.W.
Pawsey & Sons'. No text on
reverse. Date 1950s?
Charles and Margaret Hering and their child, at the ‘Bowling Green & Tea Gardens, Green Man, Trumpington’, mid 1900s.
Charles and Margaret Hering and their child, at the Bowling Green & Tea
Gardens, the Green Man, Trumpington, mid 1900s.
George and Kate Harvey draper's shop, High Street, Trumpington, 1904.