Thank you for the huge response to the village’s new history project. This month, Stuart Dixon has been busy working with the Norris Museum in St Ives and carrying out interviews with Spaldwick residents. Mark Heath has presented to the Welcome Club about the project and has been busy collecting and scanning images. We now [Continue Reading]
World War 1 began in 1914 – 100 years ago this year. During this time, Spaldwick has undergone many changes with significant contrasts, from the start of the First World War to the (forthcoming) modern day introduction of superfast fibre broadband. Throughout the years, many people have lived and worked (in a range of occupations) [Continue Reading]
Tomorrow – Sunday 11th November 2012 – is Remembrance Sunday. Eucharist will be held at Spaldwick Church at 10am, followed by wreath laying at the War Memorial. In memory of those that have died, we have produced our Spaldwick Roll of Honour and War Memorial page. On it, you can view and download a special [Continue Reading]
The Spaldwick’s Big Street Party, took place on Monday 4th June 2012, between 3 and 5pm. For more information and photos from the event, view our dedicated Spaldwick Jubilee Celebrations page.
This old photo of the Spaldwick Tea Shop was kindly provided by John Blatch.
A big thank you to Linda Smith for sending in some old photos of Spaldwick. Lisa, who is currently researching her family tree, is descended from the Brawn family. John Brawn married Emma Belton in 1866 and farmed at Manor Farm, High Street, Spaldwick until his death in 1912. Their daughter Edith Emily (Emily) married [Continue Reading]
A big thank you to Marion Palmann in Brington, who has kindly sent in three postcards of old Spaldwick for everyone to enjoy. If you have old photos and would like to share them with the residents of Spaldwick, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
“We finally had one of the two Spaldwick Milestones re-installed today, on one of Spaldwick’s greens, after many years in our back garden. It was originally saved for the village by Mr and Mrs Grundy, who originally ran Chestnut View, before we came to the village. It really looks good in its new position.” Grahame [Continue Reading]
This weekend, Spaldwick celebrated the Royal Wedding in style. It was a weekend to remember, as William and Catherine – now the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge – were married in Westminster Abbey on Friday 29th April 2011. Most of the residents of Spaldwick watched the excellent coverage of the service on television. While weather [Continue Reading]
Thanks to Gery E. Mills for sending in some old Spaldwick photos. He says, “I have enjoyed your Spaldwick Website and since you are requesting old pictures of Spaldwick, I have attached a few. I am an American that was in the USAF and stationed at Alconbury but lived in Spaldwick with my wife from [Continue Reading]