Local History Group

 

The Holywell-cum-Needingworth Local History Group was formed in 2012, and currently meets alternate months (February, April, June, August, October, December) on or about the second Monday at 7.30. Details of meetings are usually publicised in the Villager and Herald.

We are a small group, and everyone is welcome. For further information contact Cherryl Frost, Sally Beaman, or Peter Cooper.

The topics we have addressed so far include:

  • Oliver Peter’s memoir
  • Vestry Minutes
  • Local photographs
  • Discoveries from the newspapers
  • The Gaunt Family
  • Researching those who served in the First World War
  • Introduction to the website
  • Hunts cyclist battalion
  • Local Societies Archives
  • Parish Registers
  • Baptists in Needingworth
  • Guided walk round Holywell
  • Guided look at the church and the bells
  • Recent updates to the website

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The topics we hope to cover in this next year include:

  • Family Links back to 1250
  • Guided walk round Needingworth
  • Archaeological Finds
  • Our History Library

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