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Diary 2019
January February March April May June
July August September October November December


January 10th - Schooling in Rockingham, Northamptonshire

Speaker: Ann Redshaw

Ann's initial research led her back into the lives and times of this small village, particularly the school


February 14th - Middle Saxon Settlement in the Cambridge Region

Speaker: Richard Mortimer

... and the -ham / -ton divide


March 14th - Women and the RAF

Speaker: Jean Osborne


April 11th - History of Bus and Coach Travel in Britain

Speaker: Tim Phillips

The development of public transport


May 9th - A Lifetime in the Fens

Speaker: Sam Clift

Sam grew up in the Fens and has some humourous tales to tell ...


June 13th - The History of Royal Papworth Hospital

Speaker: Becky Proctor, Heritage Officer

From a hospital to treat TB to heart transplants


July 11th - annual members outing - Newnham College Gardens

Leader: Lottie Collis, Head Gardener

Meet at 1.30pm at the Porters' Lodge


No Meeting


September 12th - Annual General Meeting

Your chance to find out what's been happening behind the scenes and to suggest speakers for next year's programme


October 10th - Oliver Cromwell -- Hero or Villain?

Speaker: Dr David Smith


November 14th - The Archives at Windsor Castle

Speaker: Jane Mycock

My time recording documents in the Royal Archive


December 12th - My Life Behind Bars

Speaker: David Short

The story of a country publican

Talk plus usual Christmas feast

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