Reference number979/Z1
TitleMadingley Village History (1902-1957) compiled by members of the Women's Institute.
DescriptionThe account covers Madingley in the Domesday book; Madingley Village including description of the agriculture; drainage etc; Madingley Church dedicated to St Mary Magdalene from Saxon Times onwards; The Parish's contribution to the I, II World Wars; Madingley Hall and its history-first Lord of the Manor Monsieur Picot a Norman of the Conquest-the family of Burdley who later received the lordship-the manor passes to the Shire-the building of the Hall in the 1500's by the Hynde family-the hall passes into the Cotton family-John Cotton's attempt to rescue Charles I from imprisonment-Sir John Cotton V leader of the English Jacobites-University of Cambridge purchased Hall, 1948; old inhabitants' memories of the village itself-The Church-Village Life-Village Charities-Village School-Church School (centenary), Mr Charles Barlow of Avenue Bungalow's memories: Village Pound-Old Blacksmith's shop-Cottages-Drinking Water and Wells-The Brickpit-The Icehouse-Turnpike Toll House-the Feast-The Communal Mangle-The Charity-The Village Legend-Commonland-Barnard's Ditch-Field names, Present day Madingley; American military memorial Cemetary; Chapel and Gardens.

This account of Madingley Village contains numerous illustrations and photographs:
Map of Madingley showing layout of village (1957)
Water colour painting of St Mary Magdalene, Madingley, by Lydia Drake
Photograph of the Interior of Madingley church, 1955
Picture of the Church and bridge with some thoughts on the tranquilness of Madingley
Photograph of Madingley Hall Gates
Photographs of Madingley Hall, Madingley Hall by floodlight, The Courtyard at the Hall, entrance to the Courtyard, The Common Room at the Hall, the King's Room, The Dining Hall.
Photograph of the Village, the High Street showing the Village hall, the village in 1949, Two council Houses in Church Lane, watercolour of Madingley Village by H.B.

The cover of the volume is embroidered
CreatorNameMadingley Women's Institute: village history
RepositoryCambridgeshire Archives

Show related Persons records.

F/0003Cotton; family; of Madingley Hall and Landwade; Baronets Cotton1423-1871
P/0027Cotton; Sir; John (1615-1689); 1st Baronet; of Landwade and Madingley Hall1615-1689
P/0029Cotton; Sir; John Hynde (c.1683-1752); 3rd Baronet; of Landwade and Madingley Hallc.1683-1752
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