Reference number944
TitlePhotograph album.
DescriptionThe majority of the photographs in this album date from 1923, and appeared in various editions of the Hunts Post in that year.

pp.1-2;3a - The building and unveiling of Huntingdon War Memorial . See the Hunts Post 12th August and 15th November 1923
p.2a - Godmanchester Mill, North side
p.3 - Huntingdon Station and Mr Whitehead, Station Master; the Royal Train passing through the station. See the Hunts Post 6th September and the 23rd August 1923
p.4 - Widening of railway bridge, Portholme. See the Hunts Post 13th September 1923
p.5 - Roadworks, Brampton Road. See the Hunts Post 20th September 1923
p.6 - The Shepherd and Dog and Looker's Farm, Godmanchester. See Hunts Post 25th October 1923.
Avenue House, formerly the Black Bull Inn, Godmanchester. See Hunts Post 20th September 1923.
The old Vicarage, Godmanchester. See Hunts Post 20th September 1923.
Mr Bowtell's new shops and The Lion, Buckden. See Hunts Post 18th October 1923
p.7 - Fishermen's contest on the Great Ouse, Huntingdon and Godmanchester. See Hunts Post 30th August 1923
p.8 - Two photographs of elephants in Huntingdon High Street by the Three Tuns. See Hunts Post 27th September 1923.
Print of 1914 photograph of gypsy encampment at the Elizabethan Revels in Hinchingbrooke Park. See Hunts Post 15th February 1934
p.9 - Guides Jamboree [?] - two girls playing leapfrog. See the Hunts Post 23 August 1923.
Photograph of Ernest Whitney and Mr Tuck. See Hunts Post 16th August 1923.
The opening of the Huntingdonshsire County Hospital Fete at Hemingford by Lady Douglas Newton, with Mrs Joliffe and Colonel Linton. See the Hunts Post 23 August 1923.
The caption in the album under this photograph identifies Colonel Linton of Hemingford Abbots, Lady Newton of Croxton Hall and Mrs Sperling[?] of Alconbury[?].
p.10 - Masonic Thanksgiving service, the Socrates Lodge of Freemasons at St Mary’s Church, Huntingdon. See Hunts Post of 4th & 11th October 1923. The captions in the album identifies an HE Bramwell and Mr Gilson
p.11 - Funeral of the artist Dendy Sadler, Hemingford Grey. See the Hunts Post 22nd November 1923, and also the Hunts Post of 15th November for a photograph of the artist painting, and a report of his death
Buckden war memorial given by JG Green in memory of his two sons. See Hunts Post of 27th September 1923
King Peter of Yugoslavia affixing his strips of savings stamps to the 500lb bomb outside the Town Hall. See Hunts Post of 8th April 1943
p.12 - King Peter of Yugoslavia and his two brothers opening the Wings for Victory week in the Town Hall, Huntingdon, accompanied by the Mayor and Mayoress (Councillor and Mrs Beardmore), the Earl of Sandwich and Air Vice Marshal JH d'Albiac. See Hunts Post 8th April 1943
Skating on the frozen Ouse. See Hunts Post of 1st February and 26th December 1940 (this image is incorrectly dated to 1947 in the album)
Planting the Wayfarer Tree in the Riverside meadow (See Hunts Post of 20 April 1944). The caption under this photograph in the album identifies Mr Dickinson, Mr Barford [?] and Mr Goodes. The Hunts Post records the tree was planted in memory of Miss Madeleine Lowe of Hemingford Grey, one of the Associations first members who had recently died.
Floods on Portholme, with the wooden railway bridge in the foreground (no Hunts Post photograph found).
Copy print of floods on Portholme on p.12 (loose print)


CreatorNameHuntingdonshire Post, Unknown
RepositoryHuntingdonshire Archives

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