Grumpy old fart!!!

"If you talk to God you're religious. If God talks to you, you're psychotic."

Saint Ives

October 4, 2021 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Angry relatives

This amazing photograph was taken by  Ella Miah Robinson what makes it interesting to me is that my Aunty Violet and Uncle Frank
used to live in the house with the lightening overhead, clearly they’re annoyed about something 😀

May 24, 2021 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

Happy Birthday Oliver Cromwell

 

Oliver Cromwell was born on 25th April 1599 in Huntingdon, and resided in St Ives between 1631 and 1636.

24th April 1645 Oliver Cromwell advanced through Oxfordshire, defeating Royalist cavalry at Islip & accepting the surrender of Bletchington House;

its Royalist commander Francis Windebank was shot on his return to Oxford for dereliction of duty

April 25, 2021 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , , | 4 Comments

High water levels – Saint Ives

 

Water level high in St Ives, Cambridgeshire. The Great River Ouse normally flows under the small bridge centre right of the image

December 28, 2020 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

Saint Ives Bridge

 

Martin Lawrence

November 14, 2020 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

Saint Ives

 

Saint Ives is the town where I was born, although I have no desire to return it’s always lovely to see nostalgic images of my home town.

September 23, 2020 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , | 2 Comments

Saint Ives Bridge

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H. G. Stiles – Saint Ives c1900

June 8, 2020 Posted by | Maid, Maids, Servants, Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Oliver Cromwell

 

Oliver Cromwell born on 25th April 1599 in Huntingdon, and resided in St Ives between 1631 and 1636.

April 25, 2020 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Saint Ives

 

Dave Brooks

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