Delve back in time at history group open day
ARTEFACTS depicting the history of Meldreth will be on show this weekend. Meldreth Local History Group (MLHG) is holding an open day on Sunday in the village hall. It will show the history of the area through the lives of individuals and families who have
ARTEFACTS depicting the history of Meldreth will be on show this weekend.
Meldreth Local History Group (MLHG) is holding an open day on Sunday in the village hall.
It will show the history of the area through the lives of individuals and families who have lived in Meldreth.
Angus Bell, chairman of the history group, said: "We are hoping to repeat the success of last year's open day which attracted several hundred visitors.
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"Visitors to the event are welcome to provide their own memories and material, and group members will be available to scan any material brought along on the day."
The exhibition will depict members of the gentry such as china baron and landowner John George Mortlock, as well as the work and lives of tradesmen, labourers and their families.
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Material of general historical interest such as maps, census records, and aerial photographs will also be displayed together with a Can You Help? corner to assist people who are researching the history of Meldreth families.
Mr Bell added: "If anyone has unanswered questions from their own research, we would be very happy to display their photographs or text."
Books, microfiche and CDs will be on sale at the Cambridgeshire Family History Society bookstall, while MLHG merchandise, including CDs, notelets and Christmas cards will be available.
The open day will run from 11am-4pm. Entry is free of charge.
Further information can be obtained from the MLHG secretary, Kathryn Betts, by emailing email@example.com or ringing 01763 268428.