Bygone-QES-OpeningBygone Godmanchester
Residents of Godmanchester have been given the chance to see how the town looked in days gone by thanks to a special exhibition of photographs and records on show at the Queen Elizabeth School.
The display organised by Mr John Hadley and the committee members of the Friends of Queen Elizabeth School runs Sunday.
Its aim is raise money for furnishings and equipment once restoration work has been carried out to turn the former school into a community centre.
This is the first time such a large amount of material on Godmanchester has been amassed and includes between 200 and 300 items from the county records office. Huntingdon Library and nearly 30 individual donors.
Exhibits include many postcards by Alfred Hendry who used to live in the town and took many pictures of the area.
Also included are a number of prints taken from glass negatives discovered during the restoration of the town's senior citizens centre.
The exhibition is open until 7.30pm today (Thursday) and Friday and until 8pm on Saturday and Sunday.
Article reproduced with the kind permission of The Hunts Post