Welcome to Cottenham Community Archive
(We are part of Cottenham Village Society)


Are you interested in local history, or just in finding out more about the place that you live?
Do you have any stories about Cottenham that you would like to share with others?
To find out more about this project contact the Cottenham Village Society by email to cottvillsoc@gmail.com

This page is part of the website of one of the groups in the Cambridge Community Archive Network. Here you can browse through our collection of local historical material, which includes photos, old documents and the memories of local people.

Find out more about us or get in touch.

Recent items

Bill, Grace & Reginald Johnson
The Day Family c.1910
Cottenham Hospital Parade 1930
Junior Brass Band
Silver Jubilee
Silver Jubilee
Feast Parade
Feast Parade
Cottenham Girls Brigade
Cottenham Girls Brigade
Flight around Cottenham, courtesy Ken Kelso
Flight around Cottenham, courtesy Ken Kel

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