Society Lecture – The Changing Fields of Huntingdonshire

When:
March 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
2019-03-13T19:30:00+00:00
2019-03-13T22:00:00+00:00
Where:
Huntingdon Methodist Church
17 High Street
Huntingdon
PE29 3TE

The Changing Fields of Huntingdonshire – William Franklin

If you have wondered about the shape and structure of field boundaries, how they were formed, when they were laid out and by whom, and how this was influenced by the then owner of the land, the King, Church, Lord or State. Then come along to the Methodist Church on Wednesday 13th March and get to know about the intricate and often bizarre shape of our field boundaries.

An Agricultural History of ElyThe speaker tonight is William Franklin, whose most recent book, “An Agricultural History of Ely” was given an award by the Cambridgeshire Association for Local History (CALH). This is, however, only part of his broader investigation across the county into the development of fields from antiquity to the age of parliamentary inclosure.