Kathryn Betts

My pages:

Page link: Meldreth Local History Group
Meldreth Local History Group
A year-by-year record of our events and activities
Page link: John Gipson
John Gipson
25th August 1923 - 18th June 2017
Page link: Elizabeth (Betty) Izzard
Elizabeth (Betty) Izzard
12th May 1934 - 4th December 2016
Page link: Keith Wood Humphreys CBE, PhD, MA, CCHEM, FRSC
Keith Wood Humphreys CBE, PhD, MA, CCHEM, FRSC
5th January 1934 - 14th September 2016
Page link:
"The Old Cow Got Round It"
How 10-year-old John Casbon was sentenced to seven years' transportation
Page link: Murder at the Gables
Murder at the Gables
What Happened Next
Page link: The Destruction of Topcliffe Manor House
The Destruction of Topcliffe Manor House
a poem with a tale of violence and murder
Page link: Guidelines for Family Historians
Guidelines for Family Historians
How to use this website for family history
Page link: Local Archaeology
Local Archaeology
An Overview
Page link: 2013 Test Pit Project
2013 Test Pit Project
The Results
Page link: Topcliffe Mill
Topcliffe Mill
Picture Gallery: photographs of the interior
Page link: Topcliffe Mill
Topcliffe Mill
Picture Gallery: photographs of the exterior
Page link: Test Pit 29 - Topcliffe Mill, 36 North End
Test Pit 29 - Topcliffe Mill, 36 North End
17th, 18th & 23rd August 2013
Page link: Test Pit 32 - 70a North End
Test Pit 32 - 70a North End
17th & 18th August 2013
Page link: Test Pit 31 - 81 North End
Test Pit 31 - 81 North End
17th & 18th August 2013
Page link: Test Pit 30 - Bury Farm, 42 North End
Test Pit 30 - Bury Farm, 42 North End
17th & 18th August 2013
Page link: Test Pit 28 - 38 North End
Test Pit 28 - 38 North End
17th - 29th August 2013
Page link: Test Pit 27 - 34 North End
Test Pit 27 - 34 North End
17th & 18th August 2013
Page link: Test Pit 26 - 2 North End
Test Pit 26 - 2 North End
17th & 18th August 2013
Page link: Test Pit 24 - 29 Whitecroft Road
Test Pit 24 - 29 Whitecroft Road
17th & 18th August 2013
Page link: Test Pit 23 - 11 Whitecroft Road
Test Pit 23 - 11 Whitecroft Road
17th & 18th August 2013
Page link: Meldreth May Fayre
Meldreth May Fayre
4th May 2013
Page link: The story of our project
The story of our project
Read our blog
Page link: Accidents to Mr Charles Ellis
Accidents to Mr Charles Ellis
January1862 and July 1863
Page link: The Wing Family
The Wing Family
and their connection with the seduction scandal in 1820
Page link: Flambards Close
Flambards Close
Picture Gallery
Page link: Bell's Postcards
Bell's Postcards
A snapshot of the village in the 1920s?
Page link: Meldreth in 1941-42
Meldreth in 1941-42
by Beatrice Clay
Page link: North End
North End
Picture Gallery
Page link: A Capital Conviction
A Capital Conviction
17 March 1820
Page link: Malton Lane
Malton Lane
Picture Gallery
Page link: West Way
West Way
Photo Gallery
Page link: Bell Close
Bell Close
Picture Gallery and Memories
Page link: Elin Way
Elin Way
Picture Gallery
Page link: My Memories of Meldreth Primary School in the 1940s
My Memories of Meldreth Primary School in the 1940s
written in 2010 by Brian Pepper
Page link: Meldreth Then and Now
Meldreth Then and Now
Merged photographs showing past and present
Page link: Samuel Woods and Family
Samuel Woods and Family
Publican of the Bell Public House
Page link: The Abrey Family
The Abrey Family
of Rose Cottage, Whitecroft Road, Meldreth
Page link: Funeral of Samuel Woods
Funeral of Samuel Woods
12th January 1922
Page link: Will of Frances Halfeheide of Meldreth
Will of Frances Halfeheide of Meldreth
Transcript of the will of Frances Halfeheide, 1677
Page link: Home Guard Diary of No. 19 (Meldreth) Platoon 'C' Company, 4th Cambridgeshire Battalion
Home Guard Diary of No. 19 (Meldreth) Platoon 'C' Company, 4th Cambridgeshire Battalion
written by Lieutenant J. Paterson, April 1943 - January 1945
Page link: Save Our Pool!
Save Our Pool!
The campaign to keep the school swimming pool open
Page link: The Flack Connection
The Flack Connection
Lessees of Topcliffe Mill, 1778 - 1814
Page link: Frollies
Frollies
5th February 2011
Page link: Meldreth May Fayre
Meldreth May Fayre
7th May 2011
Page link: The Parish Room
The Parish Room
North End
Page link: A Concert in the Parish Room
A Concert in the Parish Room
20th January 1891
Page link: Sarah Louise
Sarah Louise
Meldreth-based singer songwriter
Page link: Comments
Comments
about this website
Page link: Flambards Mill
Flambards Mill
also known as Quaker's Mill or Sheldrick's Mill
Page link: Meldreth
Meldreth
an overview
Page link: Memories of Duleek Dandy
Memories of Duleek Dandy
Greyhound Derby winner in 1960
Page link: Growing up in Meldreth
Growing up in Meldreth
By Terry Dash
Page link: Can You Help?
Can You Help?
Please see if you can help us with some of our queries
Page link: Previous Genealogical Enquiries Page
Previous Genealogical Enquiries Page
for enquiries posted from 2011 to 2014
Page link: Murder at The Gables
Murder at The Gables
an overview
Page link: The Murder: what happened
The Murder: what happened
12th April 1904
Page link: The Inquest
The Inquest
14th April 1904
Page link: Baby and Toddler Group
Baby and Toddler Group
for 0 to 5 year olds and their carers
Page link: The Magisterial Inquiry
The Magisterial Inquiry
Melbourn Magistrates Court, 25th April 1904
Page link: The Court Case
The Court Case
Cambridge Assizes
Page link: How to Contribute to this Site
How to Contribute to this Site
Adding your words and pictures
Page link: Woman found drowned, January 1890
Woman found drowned, January 1890
The death of Ann Plumb
Page link: 1872 Fire
1872 Fire
in Whaddon Road
Page link: The Gables
The Gables
Scene of a murder in 1904
Page link: 1874 Fire
1874 Fire
The property of Mr Clear and Mr Waller damaged in "peculiar circumstances"
Page link: Abbis Worland (1781 - 1839)
Abbis Worland (1781 - 1839)
The first Abbis
Page link: Thomas Worland (1670 - 1714)
Thomas Worland (1670 - 1714)
of Chiswick End, Meldreth. The first Worland in Meldreth?
Page link: 1886 Fire
1886 Fire
Mr Thurley's barn struck by lightning
Page link: 1901 Fire
1901 Fire
Mr Morley's House, the Homestead, High Street
Page link: William Worland (1809 - 1887)
William Worland (1809 - 1887)
A Publican who fell on hard times
Page link: Abbis Worland (1834 - 1893)
Abbis Worland (1834 - 1893)
Cow Leech and Veterinary Surgeon
Page link: Abbis Worland (1872 - 1947)
Abbis Worland (1872 - 1947)
Veterinary Surgeon and Publican
Page link: Newspaper Correspondence about the Melbourn and Meldreth Fire Brigade, 1910
Newspaper Correspondence about the Melbourn and Meldreth Fire Brigade, 1910
A tale of German invasion, confusion, and 300 feet of hose!
Page link: Orchard Dene
Orchard Dene
62 High Street
Page link: Emilie Agnes Elin Almshouses
Emilie Agnes Elin Almshouses
130-134 High Street
Page link: The Building of Meldreth School
The Building of Meldreth School
Proposals and plans
Page link: Numbers on Roll
Numbers on Roll
1910 - 2010
Page link: Ofsted Report, 1998
Ofsted Report, 1998
"Meldreth Primary School is a school with many good features"
Page link: From the Papers ...
From the Papers ...
How events at the school in this decade were reported in the newspapers
Page link: Photographs from
Photographs from "the noughties"
Informal photographs of school pupils
Page link: From the Papers ...
From the Papers ...
How the school's centenary celebrations were reported in the press
Page link: In this decade ...
In this decade ...
Snippets of school news from the '80s
Page link: Meldreth's Footpaths
Meldreth's Footpaths
A guide to the public footpaths in the village
Page link: 2010 Fire
2010 Fire
Fire in Applecote Cottage (formerly Orchard Cottage) in Whitecroft Road
Page link: What's On: week by week
What's On: week by week
Regular village events and meetings
Page link: 1905 Fire
1905 Fire
Four cottages destroyed near Sheene Manor
Page link: 1920 Fire
1920 Fire
Mr Elbourn's Engineering Shops Destroyed
Page link: The 900th Anniversary of the Church, 1990
The 900th Anniversary of the Church, 1990
School pupils prepared a time capsule
Page link: The Prize Winning 1990s
The Prize Winning 1990s
National Statistics Prize winners, twice over
Page link: Photographs from the 1990s
Photographs from the 1990s
Informal photographs of school pupils from the 1990s
Page link: Photographs from the 1980s
Photographs from the 1980s
Informal photographs of school pupils from the 1980s
Page link: Staff Retirements, 1981
Staff Retirements, 1981
Ron Harding and Joyce Thompson retire
Page link: From the Papers ...
From the Papers ...
How events at the school in the 1970s were reported in the newspapers
Page link: Photographs from the 1970s
Photographs from the 1970s
Informal photographs of school pupils from the 1970s
Page link: Music
Music
Clarinet Groups of the 1970s
Page link: Music
Music
School Concerts of the 1960s
Page link: The Rhythm Rascals
The Rhythm Rascals
School Accordion Band
Page link: The Worland Family
The Worland Family
Introduction and Family Tree
Page link: From the Log Book ...
From the Log Book ...
The installation of a telephone, 1954; School Inspection Report, 1955.
Page link: Photographs from the 1960s
Photographs from the 1960s
Informal photographs of school pupils from the 1960s
Page link: Photographs from the 1950s
Photographs from the 1950s
Informal photographs of school pupils from the 1950s
Page link: Second World War Casualties
Second World War Casualties
Ex pupils of the school who were killed during the Second World War
Page link: The Bowls Match, c. 1967
The Bowls Match, c. 1967
written in 2008
Page link: 1891 Fire
1891 Fire
In some out-buildings and pigsties behind the Railway Tavern
Page link: My Memories of Meldreth
My Memories of Meldreth
written in 1984 by Joan King (nee Pepper)
Page link: Watermills in Meldreth
Watermills in Meldreth
An Introduction
Page link: Topcliffe Mill and Manor
Topcliffe Mill and Manor
Surveys undertaken by St. Thomas's Hospital, London
Page link: A History of Meldreth School
A History of Meldreth School
1910: the school opens
Page link: Thank You
Thank You
to those who made this site possible
Page link: The Ghost of Topcliffe Mill
The Ghost of Topcliffe Mill
A tale of hidden gold ... and the danger of having too much to drink!
Page link: Pike/Pyke
Pike/Pyke
The Meldreth Connection, 1648 - 1810
Page link: Meldreth Memories: the Palmer, Ellis and Elbourn families
Meldreth Memories: the Palmer, Ellis and Elbourn families
written in 1982 by Jack Palmer and Eric Elbourn
Page link: Memories of Chiswick End
Memories of Chiswick End
written in 1981 by Jack Palmer and Eric Elbourn
Page link: 1908 Fire
1908 Fire
Seven cottages in the High Street were destroyed on 22nd May
Page link: 1910 Fire
1910 Fire
Three cottages on the road from Meldreth to Whaddon destroyed on boxing night
Page link: 1954 Fire
1954 Fire
Leverington's shop in the High Street destroyed by fire
Page link: 1890 Fire
1890 Fire
Mr Alfred Elbourn's Property in Fenny Lane
Page link: Empire Day
Empire Day
how the school celebrated in 1918
Page link: The Death of Harold Croxall
The Death of Harold Croxall
a pupil at the school
Page link: From the Log Book ...
From the Log Book ...
The School Timetable and a School Inspection Report
Page link: The Death of King George V, 1936
The Death of King George V, 1936
The Royal Train carrying the King's body passed through Meldreth