CNHS Journal

To celebrate our tenth birthday in 2011 the Colmworth and Neighbours History Society initiated the publication of a local history journal. A second volume was published in 2013.

The third volume is now available.

Papers contained in volume one are:

Coppingford to Colmworth - a personal journey full of strange coincidences and a royal twist! - Janice Susan Smith
Land labour and parish well being in rural north Bedfordshire - what can be learned from the 1901 Census? - John Hutchings
The Burgoyne Family of Sutton, Bedfordshire - Christopher Walker
Andrew Trapp of Moscow, Bedford, Bushmead and Thurleigh - Sue Jarrett
Progress – a Keysoe family story - Alan Woodward
The belching boiler of Colmworth - Thelma Marks

Papers contained in volume two are:

Malt in Medieval Bedfordshire - John Hutchings
Bedfordshire in the English Civil Wars 1642-51 - Declan McCabe
Nelson’s Bedfordshire Men - David Davies
Making Leather in Bedfordshire - Walter Landmann
Martha Ann Topham - Colmworth School 1884-1893 - Jeanne Rainford
Christopher Cooper - Sue Jarrett
Francis Crawley’s Keysoe Sale - Alan J Woodward
The Sound of Music in Colmworth - Thelma Marks

The price of the CNHS Journal is £5 + p&p £1.60
Please contact our Acting Secretary, Dave Jarrett on [email protected]
3 Collingwood Road, Eaton Socon,Cambridgeshire PE19 8JQ

Articles from Volume 1
are now available to
download: click here

Journal cover 2014