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Diary 2012
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January 12th - A Ship for the Australian Gold Rush

Speaker: Tony Moss

The story of 'The Sussex' built in 1853


February 9th - Tudor Housewives

Speaker: Robina Hodgson

A look at how housewives coped with life in Tudor times


March 8th - Impington's Missing Treasure

Speaker: Stephen Harper-Scott

History of Impington Hall, former home of Samuel Pepys' uncle


April 12th - Cambridge Past, Present and Future

Speakers: Carolin Göhler and Anthony Cooper

The history of the Cambridge Preservation Society


May 10th - A Cambridge Grocer: Matthew's of Trinity Street

Speaker: Judy Wilson (née Matthew)

A history of this well known family of Cambridge grocers from 1832-1962


June 14th - The Woman who Saved the Children

Speaker: Clare Mulley

The story of Eglantyne Jebb and the Save the Children Fund


July 19th - Visit to St John's Gardens, Cambridge


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September 20th - Annual General Meeting

Your chance to find out what's been happening behind the scenes and to suggest speakers for the next year's programme


October 11th - The Story of a Village History Book

Speaker: Colin Limming

A talk about Melbourn's Millennium Book compiled by Colin


November 8th - East Anglia Properties of the National Trust

Speaker: Victoria Bennett

Hear about the varied properties and parks in our wider area


December 13th - The Story of Punch & Judy

Speaker: John Savil

John traced the origins of puppetry from earlier centuries

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