Newsletters

Fulbourn Village History Society

Saving Fulbourn's Past

for the Future

Upcoming Events

18th October 2018 -

 

"Boudica"

by Chris Carr

Fulbourn Centre 7.30pm

 

 

15th November 2018 -

 

"Samuel Pepys"

by Jane Hughes

Fulbourn Centre 7.30pm

 

 

14th December 2018 -

 

"Tudor Christmas"

by Katy Salmon

(Social Event).

Fulbourn Centre 7.30pm

 

17th January 2019 -

 

"Mackays"

by Duncan Mackay

Fulbourn Centre 7.30pm

 

21st February 2019 -

 

"Village life in the 1800’s"

by Helen Harwood

Fulbourn Centre 7.30pm

 

21st March 2019 -

 

"Special Operations: Nadine’s Story"

by Joan Munden

Fulbourn Centre 7.30pm

 

 

19th April 2019 -

Annual AGM - TBC

 

Talks and events are open to the public. Non-members and guests entry £2.00 per person. Enquiries by email or to the Secretary 01223 570887

 

The Society will undertake research of our archives at a charge of £20 per hour, including free domestic postage. International postage is £1.50.

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Past Newsletters

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Newsletter 1 - June 1999

 

Newsletter 2 - November 1999

Lady Wilson and Fulbourn, with her poem about Fulbourn Manse

 

Newsletter 3 - February 2000

 

Newsletter 4 - June 2000

Memories of Fulbourn Post Office

 

Newsletter 5 - October 2000

Emigration from Fulbourn in the 19th Century./ 'The Christmas Hamper', poem by Lady Wilson

 

Newsletter 6 - Winter/Spring 2001

Fulbourn Windmill - brief note about a talk./ Archaeological work around the Nature Reserve./ Coronation of King George V and Queen Mary 1911 - Fulbourn celebrations.

 

Newsletter 7 - Summer 2001

 

Newsletter 8 - Autumn 2001

Seeking out Fulbourn's medieval ancestors - an archaeological dig in Fulbourn Nature Reserve.

 

Newsletter 9 - Winter/Spring 2002

Hands on Archaeology - notes by a novice./ History of Fulbourn School 1859-1972

 

Newsletter 10 - Summer 2002

Charity Customs./ Wright's Clock Land./ Church Taxes./ History of Fulbourn School 1859-1972

 

Newsletter 11 - Autumn 2002

The taking of Fulbourn Water./ 19th Century College servants born in Fulbourn./ Census - Fulbourn employment statistics./ Excavation update - Hall Orchard Moat, Fulbourn./ Walking into history - first steps./ Fulbourn Village - recollections

 

Newsletter 12 - Spring 2003

Caraway's Charity and the Boleyn family./ Fulbourn Village - recollections

 

Newsletter 13 - Summer 2003

History of Marshalls - talk by Terry Holloway (extended account). Fulbourn's World War I Hospital./ Fulbourn Village - recollections

 

Newsletter 14 - Winter 2003

Characters of Fulbourn./ Fulbourn Customs. The Fen Fire

 

Newsletter 15 - Spring 2004

World War II stories about Fulbourn through the eyes of the village. (see also issues 16 and 17)

 

Newsletter 16 - Autumn 2004

Now digger turns up a Roman pot (1965)/ Fulbourn cellar unearthed (1967)/ Memories of a ding dong battle (1979)/An Escort of P 38s (aircraft over E. Anglia in 1940's).

 

Newsletter 17 - Spring 2005

Loss of old elm tree.

 

Newsletter 18 - Summer 2005

Pictures of FVHS display - Fulbourn during the second World War. /Transcription by Pat White of the inventory taken following the death of a local shepherd (Nov. 1662).

 

Newsletter 19 - Autumn 2005

Fulbourn Village research project update/ Fulbourn Banner/ Account of excavations near the Fleam Dyke (April 1852).

 

Newsletter 20 - Spring 2006

 

Newsletter 21 - Summer 2006

Poem by K. Crane 'Gone but not forgotten'.

 

Newsletter 22 - Autumn 2006

 

Newsletter 23 - Winter 2006

 

Newsletter 24 - Summer 2007

 

Newsletter 25 - Spring 2007

Ringing of church bells.

 

Newsletter 26 - Spring 2008

 

Newsletter 27 - Summer 2008

 

Newsletter 28 - Autumn 2008

William Cole (b. 1714) and Fulbourn/ Fulbourn Almshouses.

 

Newsletter 29 - Spring 2009

Stonebridge Lane and its cottages (Part 1)

 

Newsletter 30 - Autumn 2009

Stonebridge Lane and its cottages (Part 2)/ Last will and testament of Agnes Frogge of Fulbourn 1559.

 

Newsletter 31 - Spring 2010

List of CDs with transcriptions of Censuses, Church Registers etc./ The street lamps of Fulbourn/ A very posh Fulbourn earth closet.

 

Newsletter 32 - Autumn 2010

War Ditches in the Twentieth Century by William Foot./ Fulbourn School 1859-1859 by Pippa White.

 

Newsletter 33 - Spring 2011

Looking back to the beginning./ Fulbourn Post Office 1844-2010

 

Newsletter 34 - Autumn 2011

Fulbourn and Farming (Part I)

 

Newsletter 35 - Spring 2012

Occupations in Fulbourn 1858-1875./ Fulbourn and Farming

(Part II)

 

Newsletter 36 - Autumn 2012

Archaeological Survey of Stackyard Court

 

Newsletter 37 - Spring 2013

The Fulbourn Life Wall./ The Tyrrell Family Visit./ Fulbourn and Farming part 3.

 

Newsletter 38 - Autumn 2013

The Fulbourn Life Wall./ The Tyrrell Family Visit./ Fulbourn and Farming part 3.

 

Newsletter 39 - Spring 2014

From St Vigors to Fulbourn Station - a short account of some of the houses in Church Lane and Station Road

 

Newsletter 40 - Autumn 2014

Fulborn and Farming Part IV / Fulbourn and the Onset of the First World War

 

Newsletter 41 - Spring 2015

Fulbourn during the First World War / Two Stone Birds

 

Newsletter 42 - Autumn 2015

Fulbourn Exemptions from Service 1914-1914 / Hidden Histories of Artefacts in our Collection

 

Newsletter 43 - Spring 2016

Ursula Lyons 1936 - 2016

 

Newsletter 44 - Autumn 2016

THE HOME FRONT 1914-1918: The Role of Fulbourn women (and children) based on Reports from the Fulbourn Chronicles

Vol III.

 

Newsletter 45 - Spring 2017

 

Newsletter 46 - Autumn 2017

THE HOME FRONT 1914-1918: Exemptions from Service FULBOURN WINDMILL (Part I). Sail and Fantail Restoration Project 2013 - 2016

 

Newsletter 47 - Spring 2018

Anthony Goodall 1934 - 2018