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A local history and genealogy site for Wimpole, a village and parish in South Cambridgeshire.
Curated by Steve Odell.

Pages on this website are being individually rebuilt, with new research and content, and transferred across to a new SSL domain at
Although links are being updated between the two domains as pages transfer across, new and updated pages will not necessarily be listed below. It is therefore recommended that you now access Wimpole Past from the new Home Page and update any current bookmarks. I apologise for any inconvenience.

- Steve

The Wimpole Chronicles
Collected by Jeffrey Barham
The Wimpole and Arrington War Memorial
Wimpole Postcards*
Early postcards courtesy of Brenda and Michael Skinner (2014)*
Some images available but the page is incomplete
Steve's Postcards*
A selection of Wimpole and Arrington postcards and images from my collection.
* Some images available but the page is incomplete

Wimpole School Photographs 1900-1955
Wimpole C of E School*      Wimpole Park School
* Some images available but the page is incomplete
Wimpole Park School
'Memories' by Headmaster Alan Jordan
'An Old Wimpole Childhood' by Irene Bruce
The Old Brewery Building 1908-1918
Cundall (Orwell) Folding Machine Co Ltd.
Cundall's Munitions Works (War Work)
"Wimpole As I Knew It"
by Alexander Campbell Yorke
A reminiscence of a Wimpole boyhood from 1852 to 1871

Wimpole Census 1901
1901 Part One: Wimpole Estate
1901 Part Two: Cambridge Road
1901 Part Three: New Orwell

The 1901 census is annotated with observations and related photographs.
Wimpole Census 1891**    Wimpole Census 1881**
**The information on these pages is to be re-set.
The information is complete but the old displays are somewhat untidy.
Older village properties situated on the south side of Cambridge Road ("New Orwell")
can be found here: 1901 1891 and 1881 (Orwell Census).
Wimpole People
A longer look at some Wimpole People and Families

This page was last updated: Thursday 28 August 2019

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