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Whither Whittlesford was first published in 1975 and copies are available to download on this page.
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1 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 121 Autumn 2017 front cover only Front cover only
2 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 120 Spring 2017 Coming events AGM; Memories:- Sheila Tofts + coach trips; Whitsers Jubilee; Public Footpath Map; Archive Project Years; Archaeology Group;-WW1 research project Cyril Jones; Wildlife: Hedgehog rescue.
3 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 119 Summer 2016 Activities since last issue + coming events; Ruby anniversary pt4; Archaeology; Project; Progress WW1+W00; News from WW school & both churches; Neighbourhood Plan; Village memories of 1920s. More on Poppy plaques.
4 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 116 Spring 2015 AGM, Dr Evelyn Lord, Great Plague, Orbituary Eve Baldwin, Tractor & Trailer Tour, Margaret Spufford Memorial Tour, WW1 Cambs 876 Remembered, Tour of IWM North Site, Challis Trust, Whittlewomen Ruby Anniversary, Scout Group Celebration
5 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 113 Summer 2013 Diamond Decades Exhibition, Orbituary Jack Sutcliffe; AGM with guest speaker Carl Warner, Edict of Milan, Guided Botanical Walk, Whittlesford's Neolithic Flint Axes, Roman Whittlesford, William Westley Day 40 year Celebrations, History of The Grove
6 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 112 Winter 2012 - 2013 Diamond Decades Exhibition rescheduled, Millennium Group Triumph,John Gurdon Nobel Prize Winner,History of The Grove, Orbituary Maurice Maling, Spotlight on Mill Lane and Mill House, Sir Hamilton Kerr, Oak House
7 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 109 Winter 2010 - Spring 2011 The Village Grows; Boundary Change; Exhibition of Photographs; Bell Tower & Book Launch; Cycleway celebration; Duxford Chapel Reception; History of the Parish Church; History of Whittlesford Bridge part 1
8 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 107 Winter 2009 - 2010 2009 Activities; Garden Party; Ashdon Museum; The Park Archaeology; Barn Owls; Evacuees by Sheila Sales; School Reunion
9 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 106 Summer 2009 Highlights of the Year; Presentation to Syngenta; Coin Find; Remembering the Vicar Charles Jones; The Railway in Whittlesford; Stationmasters 1851-1963; Whittlesford Evacuees
10 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 105 Winter 2008 - Spring 2009 Orbituary Dr Mike Arnold 1928-2009; Amateur Dramatics; Hanley Grange Development; How Many Birds; Roman Site Update; CCAN Project; Archive Photographs; Little Shelford Footpath; Mass Baptism in the River; Triple Wedding Mystery; Crib Festival; Posada
11 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 101 Winter 2005 - New Year 2006 Whittlesford Society 30th Anniversary; Masseys of Whittlesford 1st Anniversary; Gospel Choir Concert; Archive Project Report; Perpetual Calendar
12 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 093 Autumn 2002 Summer 2002 activities; Golden Jubilee Celebration; Rayners Visit; Sanger Institute; Whittlesford on television; Guildhall Concert
13 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 091 September 2001 WEA syllabus; University of the 3rd Age; Grantebrigge - The Archaeology of Early Cambridge; Art Exhibition; Cambridge Music Festival; Painting Romany Gypsies; More Gypsies - Diary of Sara Holland; Garden Watch Survey
14 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 083 Spring 1998 AGM; Whittlesford on the Web; Ring in The Millennium; Domesday Project; English Bell RingingTravels with a Sketchbook; Village Capacity Study; The Fire Service in Whittlesford 1914 - 1971
15 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 082 September 1997 Whittlesford on the Web; Duxford Chapel; Local Plan Revision; Project 2000 Memorial Hall; Whittlesford's Listed Buildings
16 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 081 June 1997 Memorial Hall Memorabilia; Nature Walk & Talk; Hamilton Kerr Institute; Update on Church Repairs; Village Memories - Postmen Past; Whittlesford on the Web
17 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 079 Autumn 1996 Swallowcroft 25th Anniversary; Summertime Riverside Walk; Village Memory - Swimming at the Red Bridge; New URC Opens; A History of the Hospice & Priory Chapel in the Hamlet of Whittlesford Bridge - The Red Lion Hotel & Chapel
18 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 078 Summer 1996 A Summer Walk in Constable Country - Flatford Mill; New United Reformed Church; Horse Extravaganza; Village Dramatics - a peep into the past; Whittlesford Trees; Esso Treewatch
19 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 077 Winter 1995 - Spring 1996 AGM; Village Postman Retires; The New United Reformed Church; Twentieth Anniversary Celebration; Chairmen of the Whittlesford Society; Memorial Hall Appeal; Village Drama - a peep into the past
20 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 074 Winter 1994 - 1995 Twentieth Anniversary Year; Heriage Appeal; Footpaths and Walks; Rayners Farmhouse; Local History Prize; IWM site development plans
21 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 069 June 1993 Spicers; Spicers' Norfolk Horn Flock; Rural Walk; Childhood Memories - Whittlesford in Summer by Patricia Downes; Commotions & Confusions at Spicers Paper Mill
22 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 068 March 1993 Childhood Memories - Spring in Whittlesford by Patricia Downes; Commotions & Confusions at Spicers Paper Mill
23 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 067 December 1992 Water Pollution Control; Oak Trees; Norman Good - obituary; Childhood Memories - Magic Whittlesford part 1 by Patricia Downes; Christmas Memories
24 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 066 September 1992 Swaffham; The Pubs of Whittlesford- The Village Blacksmith
25 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 065 June 1992 Grassland Summer Flowers on The Devil's Dyke; Play Equipment Project; The Pubs of Whittlesford - The Village Blacksmith; Childhood Memories of the Village Blacksmith; The Little Place
26 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 064 March 1992 The Pubs of Whittlesford - The Three Horseshoes; The Rise & Fall of Jack Frost's Cottage
27 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 063 December 1991 Cabaret Evening Stapleford Drama Society; The UK Poisoness Plants & Fungi Project; The Pubs of Whittlesford - Red Lion; One World Week; Welcome to Hell
28 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 062 September 1991 Breckland Excursion - part 2; St Martin's Church Thompson; Pollution; Whittlesford Crabs; The Pubs of Whittlesford - past & present
29 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 061 June 1991 The Cambridgeshire Collection; Breckland Excursion & Wildlife; The Hamilton Kerr Institute; SCARE
30 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 060 March 1991 Chairman's report; Second Book Out; Battle of Britain Memory - follow-up; Whittlesford Memorial Hall
31 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 059 December 1990 Village Walks; The Golden Dock; Shenanigans in the Churchyard; Whittlesford Memorial Hall
32 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 058 September 1990 Squire Kim Tickell - obituary; Whittlesford Saturday August 31st 1940; Guided Village Walk; Duxford Folly; Foster Owl; Neighbourhood Watch
33 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 057 June 1990 Duxford Present & Future; Whittlesford's Wildflowers; Our Neighbours - Hinxton
34 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 056 March 1990 Planning - SCARE, Phoenix site; Weather Wisdom; Our Neighbours - Ickleton
35 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 055 Autumn 1989 Guided Rural Walk; SCARE; Outward Bound from Whittlesford 1989; Earthworms
36 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 054 Summer 1989 Barnaby Fair; Bees & Beekeeping - part 3; Planning Matters - SCARE; The Natural History of Our Lawn
37 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 053 Spring 1989 100 years of Whittlesford Football; Bees & Beekeeping - part 2; AGM; Into the 1990's; The Grey Squirrel
38 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 052 February 1989 Barnaby Fair; Village Memories - the Snowplough; Bees & Beekeeping - part 1
39 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 051 Autumn 1988 Footpath Reopening - claypit belt walk; Village Memories - 70 years on; The Tawny Owls of Whittlesford
40 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 050 Summer 1988 Guided Village Walk; The Role of the Whittlesford Society; Trees; Open Gardens Day; Recollections of Old Whittlesford; Gardening Club 10th Birthday
41 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 049 Spring 1988 AGM; Whittlesford Landscapes - Fields; At Home on the Range; Whittlesford's School 1742-1859 part 2
42 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 048 Winter 1988 Anglian Water; Children's Hospice cookbook; Whittlesford Landscapes - Mill Lane; Hidden depths in Whittlesford's Woodland; Whittlesford's School 1742-1859 part 1
43 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 047 Autumn 1987 Phoenix Warehouse development; Maynards Works; Holiday scheme; Whittlesford Landscapes - Station Rd & Royston Rd; William Westley School
44 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 046 Summer 1987 The Garden Party; AGM; The 1987 Whittlesford Exhibition; Whittlesford Landscapes - Duxford Road; Memories of Mile Stones; Ida Sadler - Obituary; Whittlesford's new electric train service
45 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 045 Spring 1987 Whittlesford Landscapes - Church Lane & The Lawn; The 1987 Whittlesford Exhibition; Chairman's report; Village memory
46 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 044 Winter 1986 - 1987 Visit to Hamilton Kerr Institute; Christmas remembered; The Duxford Connection; Whittlesford Landscapes - Middlemoor
47 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 043 September 1986 The Garden Party; Public Transport; The Race against time - Sport Aid; Whittlesford Landscapes - West End; IWM Duxford
48 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 042 June 1986 Whittlesford Landscapes - North Road; Village Memory - on the box; The Vicarage; The Whittlesford Indoor Bowls Club; Harry Douglas - obituary
49 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 041 March 1986 GM; Letter from Keith Sykes; The Shape of Things to Come; Christmas Quizzes; Songs of Whittlesford; Whittlesford Landscapes - High Street; The BBC Doomsday Project, News from the Tree Group
50 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 040 November 1985 Whittlesford Society 10th Anniversary 1975-1985; Who's Been Who; Ten Years of Whither Whittlesford; Village Walking Quiz
51 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 039 Summer 1985 Whittlesford Society 1975-1985; Whittlesford Holiday Club; Painting Romany Gypsies; Fifty Years Working with Horses
52 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 038 May 1985 Hung, Drawn & Painted - the Exhibition; Annual General Meeting; Village Memory - May Day 1; A Victorian Scrapbook May Day 2; Maintaining the Parish Church Building; Profile Tim Scott
53 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 037 February 1985 Village Activities; Village Memory 1914; Impressions of Whittlesford; Profile - Keith Overton; Whittlesford Diary 1914
54 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 036 Autumn 1984 Save the Children Fund; Profile - John Womack; Footpath Walk & Map; Whittlesford Diary Autumn 1913; Trees; Village Memory
55 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 035 Summer 1984 Profile - Rev Colin Davison; Trees; Village Surgery; Summer 1913 - diaries of Rev George Britten; Village Memory - First World War
56 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 034 Spring 1984 Annual General Meeting; Surgery; Whittlesford Diary Spring 1913; Weather Then & Now - Apocalyptic Happenings in Whitsur
57 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 032 Autumn 1983 Historical Exhibition; The School Project; Village Industry - CIBA-Geigy Agrochamicals Part 2; The Whittlesford Holiday Activity Scheme - Jazz Dance, Music, Athletics, Arts & Crafts
58 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 031 Summer 1983 Our Village - The Inclosure of Whittlesford; Village Industry - CIBA-Geigy Agrochemicals Part 1; Historical Exhibition; Arts & Crafts - Dance Exercise & Jazz Ballet
59 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 030 Spring 1983 Clerical Errors - The Parish Register; Whittlesford Church; Arts & Crafts - The Joy of Water Colours; Village Memory - Cambridgeshire Dialect; Weather - Then & Now - Witser & the Wider World
60 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 029 Christmas 1982 Village Memory - A Tyreing Day; Annual General Meeting; Whittlesford Pre-School Playgroup Halloween Party
61 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 028 Autumn 1982 Our Village - The Sad Tale of Samuel Rickard; Whittlesford Belfast Project - An Account by Two Host Families; Village Memory - The Little Place
62 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 027 Summer 1982 Whittlesford Post Office in Stephen Lofts' Time; Arts & Crafts - Sketching; Village Memory - The Wall; Village Industry - Arndale Fuels Ltd.; Rolph's Motor Spares
63 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 026 Spring 1982 Village Memory - Bar Lane; Arts & Crafts - Bargello Tapestry; The Lawn - Part 2; An Electrifying Experience - Battery Vehicle Society
64 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 025 Winter 1981 Our Neighbours - Babraham; Annual General Meeting; Village Industry - The Whittlesford Christmas Decorations Factory; The Keep Fit Class; The Lawn Part 1
65 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 024 Autumn 1981 Orbituary - Jane Elizabeth Douglas; Our Neighbours -Chrishall; What's in a Name; The Adventure Club; Village Memory 1915-1930; Village Industry - Dumbleton Studios Ltd.
66 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 023 Summer 1981 Stansted Airport; Our Neighbours - Hinxton; In The First World War - Part 2; Village Industry - V A Pedley Ltd.; Adopt-A-Tree; The Garden Party
67 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 022 Spring 1981 Our Neighbours - Stapleford; Know & Value Trees - part 3; In the First World War Part 1; Village Memory - Creek's Haven
68 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 021 Winter 1981 Our Neighbours - Great Shelford; Know & Value Trees part 2; RAF Duxford 1920-1960
69 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 020 Autumn 1980 Our Neighbours - Little Shelford; Know & Value Trees part 1; Place Names of Whittlesford - Whence Whittlesford?; Bees & Beekeeping part II; Whittlesford's Pre-School Playgroup
70 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 019 Summer 1980 Our Neighbours Sawston Part 2; Place Names Whittlesford; Bees and beekeeping
71 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 018 Spring 1980 Our Neighbours Sawston Part 1; The Village Sign; Ghost Story
72 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 017 Winter 1980 Our Neighbours - Ickleton; Planning - opening of the M11 junction; Burning Winter Fuel; Ghost Story
73 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 016 Autumn 1979 Our Neighbours - Duxford; AGM report; Observations of Ley Grove Gravel Pit
74 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 015 Summer 1979 Our Neighbours - Pampisford; Duxford Chatterbox; The Whittlesford Gardening Club
75 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 014 Spring 1979 Our Neighbours - Newton; Whittlesford's Vanishing Milestones; Arts & Crafts - Ship Modelling; Easter Dialogue
76 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 013 Christmas 1978 Our Neighbours - Thriplow; Christmas past; Arts & Crafts - Embroidery; Work at Thriplow Farms
77 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 012 Autumn 1978 Arts & crafts - lacemaking; The Great Fields at Enclosure 1809; Whittlesford Landscapes - The Fields; The Women's Fellowship
78 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 011 Summer 1978 Bell Ringing; Whittlesford Landscapes - The Parish Roads; Arts & Crafts - spinning, Formation of the Gardening Club
79 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 010 Spring 1978 Whittlesford Landscapes - Mill Lane; Jubilee 1977 Remembered; The Village Sign
80 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 009 Christmas 1977 Whittlesford Landscapes - Icknield Way; Whittlewomen; Jubilee 1977 Remembered
81 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 008 Autumn 1977 Whittlesford Landscapes - Duxford Road; Whittlesford Charity School 1742-1859 Part 2; Nicholas Swallow and Other Charities Part 2
82 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 006 & 007 Spring - Summer 1977 Spring Summer 1977 - Coach Trip to Norwich; Whittlesford landscapes – Church Lane & The Lawn; The Jubilee, Whittlesford Charity School 1742-1859 Part 1; Nicholas Swallow and Other Charities Part 1
83 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 005 Winter 1976 - 1977 Winter 1976 - Whittlesford Landscapes – West End; The Badminton Club
84 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 004 Autumn 1976 Autumn 1976 - Annual General Meeting; Village Trail; Whittlesford Landscapes – Middlemoor; The Football Club
85 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 003 Summer 1976 Summer 1976 - Know Your Village Quiz; The Cricket Club; Whittlesford Landscapes – North Road
86 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 002 Spring 1976 Spring 1976 - Friendship Club; Whittlesford Landscapes – High Street
87 pdf Whither Whittlesford No 001 Winter 1975 Winter 1975 – Launch Issue
88 pdf Whither Whittlesford INDEX WW #000 - INDEX