Goodliff Awards Presentation 12th October 2017
Dr Charles Beresford
For the publication of a booklet about the two rows of angels on the ceiling, medieval carvings and paintings in the Church of St Margaret of Antioch, Hemingford Abbots
For the publication of a book about the history of All Saints Church, Elton and the important role it played in the life in the village c900 to c2000. The book recounts the many stories in the church’s history, its structural and decorative features which include two Anglo Saxon crosses and the impact of Henry VIII the Civil War and its legacy and the growth of Methodism.
Ermine Street Church Academy
For funding to support the school project to capture and make their own history about the establishment of the new school at Alconbury Weald. The project, involving the children, staff, parents and members of the local community, to record ‘snap shots’ using multiple mediums of film, recording of oral accounts, and written of the inception and growth of the school.
To bind 6 volumes of transcriptions from documents of St Neots, Gt Paxton and Toseland, including personal reminiscences of the parish.
Huntingdon Town Council
Funding for the development of a Heritage Lottery Fund application for a Heritage Centre in the Huntingdon Town Hall.
The Norris Museum
The purchase of specialist racking System to support the appropriate storage of farming equipment.
for the preparation of information about the Godmanchester men who were killed at Passchendaele in WW1
Ramsey Mortuary Chapels
Funding for the purchase of a roller banner interpretation boards and the production of leaflets about the history of the Mortuary Chapels and the people buried in the graveyard.
Ramsey Rural Museum
Purchase of film, from the East Anglia Film Archive, showing farming through the seasons, how the Fen was drained and a selection of rural trades and crafts such as blacksmiths, wheelwrights, wood turners, bee keeping, thatching, eel net making etc..
Dr Ken Sneath
for financial help towards the cost of production of ‘The Consumer Revolution’. The publication charts the beginnings of consumer change and Huntingdonshire
St Neots Community Archive Group
Funding for One Goodliff Poppy Plaque and Poppy Trail in St Neots. It is proposed to place a sculptured poppy plaque by each of the 25 St Neots War graves (both WW1 and WW11) and create a printed Poppy Trail around the town to show where the Commonwealth War Graves are and who lies within
St Neots Museum
The purchase of six information panels that tell the story of the local Iron Age hoard of silver coins that were discovered in Kimbolton.
Previous Goodliff Award Winners
Information and photographs of previous years awards and recipients can be accessed through the links below:
Goodliff Awards for 2013 – no awards were given.