We have collected several fascinating stories from villagers.  See also ‘Some Recollections of a Cambridgeshire Parish’ by Catherine Parsons and ‘My Village’ by Sally Lonergan, both in the ‘Writings’ section and both containing some autobiographical detail.

We would love to receive more. Disconnected memories are fine.  Send to


‘Limberhurst’ by Phyllis Stow (nee Mizon), 2011

‘The Red Lion in the 1930’s’ by Pat Aplin, 2009

‘A Country Childhood’ by Joan Whittaker, 2007

‘Tales out of schools’ by John Whittingham, 1990

‘Early Days’ by Jim Tabram, 1990

‘Army Days’ by Jim Tabram, 1985