August 2010 the Society decided that all publications will only be produced
on CD. Over the next two years the Society will be transferring many of
its archives to CD – new additions will be added to the list below
and details also circulated to other Societies plus the Family History
use the attached order
form (in Adobe .pdf format) and note that payment by £BRITISH
cheque drawn on a UK Bank is required with the order.
you have a query which is not answered below or on the order form then
please contact the Secretary.
100 Local War Memorials
NEW – Available from 25 March 2014
The Memorials listed in their pre-1970 counties:
Cambridgeshire: Benwick; Coates; Stanground –Church
& Lampass Lodge of Oddfellows; Thorney, Turves; Whittlesey; 1st/2nd
Battalions. Cambridgeshire Regiment
Huntingdonshire: Elton; Farcet; Fletton-Church, Ex-Servicemen
Club, Phorpres Club, (New F) Baptist Chapel, (Old F) United Methodist
Chapel; Gt Stukeley; Huntingdon-All Saints & County Police Force,
Kings Ripton, Lt Stukeley, Orton Longueville, Orton Waterville, Stilton,
Upwood with Gt Ravely, Waternewton, Woodston, Yaxley
Lincolnshire: Barholm; Baston; Braceborough; Crowland
(x2); Deeping St James; Greatford; Langtoft; Market Deeping; Tallington;
Uffington; West Deeping: Wilsthorpe;
Northamptonshire: Barnwell; Collyweston; Easton on
the Hill; Fotheringhay; Lutton; Tansor; Yarwell
City of Peterborough: Albert Place Boys School; All
Saints; Baker Perkins, Broadway Cemetery; Boer War; Book of Remembrance;
Boy Scouts; Central Park (Our Jimmy); Co-op; Deacon School; Eastfield
Cemetery; General Post Office; Hand & Heart Public House; Jedburghs;
King’s School: Longthorpe; Memorial Hospital (Roll of Honour);
Museum; Newark; Park Rd Chapel; Paston; St Barnabas; St John the Baptist
(Church & Boys School); St Mark’s; St Mary’s; St Paul’s;
St Peter’s College; Salvation Army; Special Constabulary; Wentworth
St Chapel; Werrington; Westgate Chapel
Soke of Peterborough: Bainton with Ashton; Barnack;
Castor; Etton; Eye; Glinton; Helpston; Marholm; Maxey with Deeping Gate;
Newborough with Borough Fen; Northborough; Peakirk; Thornhaugh; Ufford;
Pearl Assurance National Memorial (relocated from London
to Lynch Wood, Peterborough)
also has photographs of almost 90% of the memorials as well as information
on their current location.
Cemetery, Peterborough (£10)
contains a record and index of all the readable gravestones in the Broadway
Cemetery, Peterborough. Opened in 1858, it was replaced in the 1920s
by Eastfield Road Cemetery but for those who had a right to burial in
a “family plot” internment continued up to 1955. There are
over 10,000 entries with a location indicator and cemetery plan.
School, Peterborough (£10)
sources for this CD’s pupil and teacher names and information
were the Deaconian Magazine 1912-1984, the Admission Registers 1902-1926
and 1941-1944, the Governors Minute Book 1880-1926 and Accounts 1877-1919.
There are 10 PDF documents with a full (excel) index of 9000 names to
enable easy location of information in the relevant PDF.
– Peterborough Area Marriages 1837 – 1851 (£5)
contains an excel name index for all marriages in the General Registrar’s
Index from the start of registration until 31st March 1851. It also
contains a PDF of the same marriages listed by the quarter in which
they were registered and (for almost all) the place within the Peterborough
Registration District where they took place.
& Around Peterborough with PDFHS (£5)
has a file of 1000 names in various PDFHS Journal articles plus another
file SOKE VILLAGE PROFILES with 3000 names and some general information
about each village (both Word). An (Excel) combined name index enables
easy name location within each file. The third (Excel) file is of the
1200 names and occupations in the 1792 Peterborough area MILITIA LISTS.
Advertiser Marriages (1855-1899) & Deaths (1855-1891) (£5 each)
two separate CDs contain an index of name and year for all marriages/deaths
respectively reported in the Peterborough Advertiser. Each disc has
PDFs of the original extracts which often give marriage/death date and
sometimes residential detail.
Cathedral Registers 1575-2007
of the Baptism (1615-1986), Marriage (1615-2007) and Burial (1575-2007)
Registers of Peterborough Cathedral. Entries are “as entered”
as well as listed alphabetically by surname and there are supporting
notes plus War Memorials details and information on various clergy who
appear in the registers. Pictures of the memorials, some register entries
and general views of the Cathedral are also on the CD. £1 is donated
to Cathedral funds for each disc sold.
Quarter Sessions, Inquests & Workhouse Indentures - Index (£5)
contains PDF and Excel files which summarise details of cases at Peterborough
Quarter Sessions (1872-1916), Inquests (1822-1925), Workhouse Indentures
(1867-1917),14 cases from Huntingdon Assizes (1894, 1907-1916) plus
1881 census Workhouse Inmates. The name index has the Northampton R
O Reference Number for the original documents.
Records Miscellany – Volume 1 (£5)
of records include Wesleyan Baps 1822-37 (excel), Court Players actors
and actresses (PDF), Junior Technical School Admissions 1913-14 and
1921-26 (PDF), Peterborough’s WWI Roll of Honour (PDF), names
from St Peters College Journal 1927-1928, some Wildbore register entries
from the area 1688-1736 (word), Ground marriages at Whittlesey St Mary’s
1605-1849 (excel) plus an alphabetical surname list of folio numbers
for the 1851 Peterborough Registration Census District.
John the Baptist, Peterborough Records (£5)
contains PDF and Excel files for Baptisms (1813 to 1959), Settlement
Records Names Index with Northants R O Reference Number (1724-1835),
Military Marriages (1800-1813), Memorial Inscriptions in the church
plus a surname index for those in Cowgate Churchyard (1805-1859). These
were taken from “The Old Churchyard, Peterborough” (published
1947) and the PDFHS Archivist will supply details of inscriptions for
a particular surname on request – see website for contact details.
Local Memorial Inscriptions (£5)
This CD contains PDFs of the following Memorial Inscriptions located
near Peterborough – Alwalton Cemetery (1991); Fletton Churchyard
(1986); Longthorpe Churchyard (1981); Marholm Churchyard (2012); Orton
Waterville Churchyard (1993); The Town Graveyard, Peterborough Cathedral
(1877); Stanground Cemetery (1993) & Churchyard (1924) and Woodston
Churchyard (1989). There are also location plans and photographs. Also
a list of all the names, not just the deceased, in WT Mellow’s
1947 book “The Old Churchyard, Peterborough” (better know
as Cowgate Cemetery) which functioned from 1805 to the 1850s. There
is only a single entry even if a name is mentioned more than once. Neither
year of death nor the actual inscriptions are quoted on the disc because
the Society does not have the copyright for the book.