Welcome to my site. I hope to provide a little local knowledge or help for Ely and the area's around me and my ancestors. If you would like to contribute or have any comments or questions please email me.

Researching in Ely?  Click here

Ely, Cambridgeshire Surname List  Please feel free to add your Ely and area names. This is now a separate website

Ely and the Black Death

Cromwell House, Ely Includes some names of people who lived there

The Story of Ely Sports  1893-1964 Information, names and photo's

Ely St Marys Church, Cambs   Transcription of headstones in this churchyard and History of the Church

Researching in Ely   Family History information for finding your ancestors.

Old Ely in pictures  including some of Witchford and the Kings and Queens visit.

Stuntney Schoolchildren 1868-1901 Names and dates of admission

Soham Chronicle extracts (From the Cambridge Chronicle newspaper).

Research Interests  Surnames in Cambridgeshire and Norfolk.  

Old Edinburgh Postcards

The Links page gives links to other websites that I have found  useful when researching my ancestors in Scotland and England.

 I am hoping to find other's researching my ancestors and to hopefully update my information. Please select a family or surname interests from below and please report any broken links to me. 

My parents were both  born in Scotland, (Edinburgh and Motherwell). I am living in the Fens of East Anglia at Ely in Cambridgeshire where some of my husbands ancestors came from (see bottom of page.) 

Below are some names of my mothers family.               













Below is my fathers family.

Anderson Caven Charnley Falloon
Johnston McKee Naismith Smith
Taylor Train Tracey Weir

  Lancashire, Yorkshire and Scottish Charnleys are included in the link above. 

              Fenland Ancestors         

Below are some of the names on my husbands side mostly Norfolk, Cambridgeshire in the Fens of East Anglia and Northampton and Lincolnshire.




Dunmore Garner
Hillard Kay   Knowles Overland Pauley
Savage Welch Wiggs Woodroffe Wright



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Last updated 28 October 2007

S. Walker 2002-2007