Welcome to our website

Little Downham has existed since time immemorial-much of its history is still visible today although the real history the lives of the people who live, or lived, there is inside our heads.  I decided to publish online my father's pages of memories which he wrote in the early eighties and which go back to the thirties.  Since then I have added the contributions of several local people as well as the diary pages of the parish magazine from the late 19th century.   Along with the many websites which contain information on many aspects of the village's life it is surprising just how much has been said about the "village on the hill".

I would be delighted if people from the village or their descendants would contact me and tell us about their memories of the village and life there.  


News

07/03/2008 16:43

Website launched

Our new website has been launched today. The Little Downham history website has been on another server until today.  I've copied it over so that we can have an integrated forum which should make it easier for people to communicate with each other.  If any one would like any particular...

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Little Downham related websites

Vision of Britain website-Little Downham

Vision of Britain website-Little Downham

Access all kinds of census information about the village packaged in themes.  Go to site

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British museum collections-Little Downham dialect

British museum collections-Little Downham dialect

A very interesting recording by the famous Stanley Ellis who collected dialect samples from round the country.  The person is anonymous.  Does anyone recognize his voice.  Go to site

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Littleport Almanachs

Littleport Almanachs

The Strawson family's collection of Littleport almanachs.  Very interesting and obviously similar events are referred to which would have affected Little Downham.  Go to site

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Family history search Cambridgeshire

Family history search Cambridgeshire

An excellent site for finding out more about your family's origins.  Go to site

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Up My Street - Little Downham

Up My Street - Little Downham

Everything you could possibly want to know about the village-statistics about education, house prices, businesses. Go to site

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Cambridgeshire listed buildings site-Little Downham and Pymore

Cambridgeshire listed buildings site-Little Downham and Pymore

An interesting list of all the listed buildings in the village.  Go to site

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History of Little Downham

History of Little Downham

A very detailed history of the village on the British History Online website.  Go to site

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Ely.org.uk

Ely.org.uk

Ely.org.uk  was the first website with a lot of content about Ely.  The Gillet brothers from Little Downham built it up to a collection of humourous and informative pages unrivalled in the area.  Go to site

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Little Downham family history and discussion

Date: 14/11/2018

By: Kristinait

Subject: Букинг.ком закрыл продажи в Крыму

Букинг прекратил сбор отзывов и оценок туристов на крымские объекты. Где и как теперь выбирать отели ?

Русский букинг для Крыма mybookit.ru

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Date: 14/11/2018

By: WilliamOrams

Subject: Быстровозводимые ангары, склады, хранилища

Быстровозводимые здания из ЛСТК - MCSTEEL
Дома. Гаражи. Ангары. Склады. Навесы. Коровники. Птичники. Мастерские. Склад-Холодильник.
Торговые здания. Зернохранилища. Овощехранилища. Производственный цех. СТО
Собственное производство.
Проектирование, производство, монтаж складских, производственных, торговых, сельхоз сооружений.
быстровозводимых зданий из легких металлоконструкций. Расчет стоимости проектов.

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Date: 13/11/2018

By: DavidHib

Subject: Снятие секреток

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Date: 12/11/2018

By: DavidHib

Subject: Шиномонтажные работы

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Хранение шин.
1. Шиномонтажные работы.
2. Снятие секреток.
3. Переобувка шин.
4. Ремонт проколов и порезов.
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Date: 12/11/2018

By: Davidtub

Subject: Мобильный шиномонтаж

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Мтс: +7(915)448-25-25
Хранение шин.
1. Шиномонтажные работы.
2. Снятие секреток.
3. Переобувка шин.
4. Ремонт проколов и порезов.
Выездной шиномонтаж 24 часа в Москве и МО.
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Date: 12/11/2018

By: DavidHib

Subject: Круглосуточный шиномонтаж

Выездной мобильный шиномонтаж в Москве и МО круглосуточно!
Мегафон: +7(495)908-97-71
Мтс: +7(915)448-25-25
Хранение шин.
1. Шиномонтажные работы.
2. Снятие секреток.
3. Переобувка шин.
4. Ремонт проколов и порезов.
Выездной шиномонтаж 24 часа в Москве и МО.
Звоните!

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Date: 12/11/2018

By: DavidHib

Subject: Круглосуточный шиномонтаж

Выездной мобильный шиномонтаж в Москве и МО круглосуточно!
Мегафон: +7(495)908-97-71
Мтс: +7(915)448-25-25
Хранение шин.
1. Шиномонтажные работы.
2. Снятие секреток.
3. Переобувка шин.
4. Ремонт проколов и порезов.
Выездной шиномонтаж 24 часа в Москве и МО.
Звоните!

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Date: 11/11/2018

By: JacobBerne

Subject: совет как правильно выбирать бриллианты и где покупать, особенно актуально к новогодним праздникам 2019

доброго времени суток, наткнулась на сайт как лучше выбирать бриллианты www.kupibril.ru
до новогодних праздников осталось месяц, инфа думаю будет полезна, может подарок или так себе любимой

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Date: 09/11/2018

By: natadom

Subject: Rolands petersons minicredit

The airport in Liepaja did a great job - in 2015 after its
reconstruction was completed. At the airport a significant
drainage effort was undertaken, a new cover for the take-off
track was laid, the take-off strip was reinforced, the cover
of the shunting route was improved and expanded, parking places
for the aircraft were renovated as well.Rolands petersons
minicredit After Liepaja Airport was certified for commercial
flights for the summer season in 2016, the Latvian national
airline "AirBaltic" launched regular flights between Riga and
Liepaja. During the first half of that year, more than 4,780
passengers were transported along this route. The five most
popular destinations for transit flights along the Liepaja
route include London, Berlin, Moscow, Copenhagen, and Hamburg,
which, in general, brought very good results.Rolands petersons
minicredit
Keeping in mind the processes that are still underway, it is
important to mention the extensive capacity-building of the
airports, environment protection in a long-term, enhancement
of cooperation with other regional airports in Europe.Rolands
petersons minicredit It is not enough for Latvia to have only
one high-capacity airport - we have a regional leader who can
serve as an example of a successful market behavior for others
.Rolands petersons minicredit

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Date: 09/11/2018

By: krisdom

Subject: Rolands petersons minicredit

Liepaja airport is the only example nowadays in terms of
Latvian regional airports, however, I see several competitive
regional airports in Latvia.Rolands petersons minicredit To
promote their development, a thorough analysis of the passengers
' potential is needed, starting with linking their activities
with the existing types of transport in the surrounding region,
forming a support strategy to attract new aviation communities,
passengers, and additional services for client groups, bearing
in mind that the added value of airports is formed by airlines
operating there, strategic cooperation partners and service
providers.Rolands petersons minicredit Without a doubt, it is
also essential to study the ultimate goals of tourist
destinations, in order to promote the growth of the travel
market and ensure its positive impact on the economy.Rolands
petersons minicredit

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Parish magazine 1897

04/05/2008 12:54

January 1897

  January 1897   ANOTHER year is gone...

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04/05/2008 12:56

February 1897

  February 1897 ONE great white sheet of...

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04/05/2008 12:59

March 1897

  March FLOODS owing to the sudden thaw, and...

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04/05/2008 13:00

April 1897

  April THE CEMETERY.—-On Monday evening,...

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04/05/2008 13:02

May 1897

  May OUR first words must be those of...

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04/05/2008 13:03

June 1897

  June THE sixtieth year of Her Majesty the...

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04/05/2008 13:05

July 1897

  July THE past month has been one of varied...

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04/05/2008 13:06

August 1897

  August   RARELY have the crops looked...

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04/05/2008 13:07

September 1897

  September THE past has been a month almost...

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04/05/2008 13:08

October 1897

  October Two more Harvest Festivals have...

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Parish Magazine 1898

04/05/2008 13:16

January 1898

  January DURING the last month we have been...

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04/05/2008 13:20

February 1898

  February FORTUNATELY the great dark war...

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04/05/2008 13:21

March 1898

  March OUR first words in this month's...

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04/05/2008 13:22

April 1898

  April WAR at all times is a very terrible...

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04/05/2008 13:22

May 1898

  May FLOWER SHow.-A meeting of the...

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04/05/2008 13:23

June 1898

  June THE Jumble Sale in behalf of the...

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04/05/2008 13:25

July 1898

  July THE last month has been an eventful...

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04/05/2008 13:26

August 1898

  August ALL over England men are now busy...

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04/05/2008 13:27

September 1898

  September THE Harvest Thanksgiving at...

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04/05/2008 13:28

October 1898

  OCTOBER BITS ABOUT TEMPERANCE.-Some very...

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04/05/2008 13:29

November 1898

  November THE Annual Tea at Downham, was...

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Memories of the 30s and 40s-John Glover (1933-2006)

04/05/2008 13:47

School Days

  School The village had two schools, the infant school in Eagles Lane, now demolished and "top school", now the village centre, where one finally graduated at the tender age of fourteen years of age to be launched on to the world employment market. A fortunate few passed the eleven plus...

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04/05/2008 13:49

Horses and Blacksmiths

  Horses and blacksmiths Among my earliest recollections are horses, cart horses which were the power unit of the village. They pulled the plough; they pulled the cart; they did the lugging. I recall many horses passing our house in North Fen each morning bound for a day's slog on the land....

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04/05/2008 13:50

Ely Market

The market at Ely Ely market was the focal point of the week; almost everyone attended and for the local farmers and smallholders ti was a day out. A typical sight was a farmer in a pig float which contained about six fat pigs going to the...

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