2021 Goodliff and Geneaology Awards

Goodliff and Geneaology Awards 2021

Back Row: Roger Leivers, William Beeke, Karl Brockett, David Cozens, Martyn Smith, David Yeandle, Charles Beresford Front Row: Hugh West, Barry Jobbling, Sylvia Upex, Gillian Thompson, Dorothy James, Kristina Kapitza, Sally Elding, Gillian Rayment, Don Hill












Mr William Beeke, publication of a book about the Victorian brick tunnels under the Great Whyte in Ramsey.

Dr Charles Beresford and Professor David Yeandle, publication of a book about the Rectors and other Clergy of the Parish of St. Margaret of Antioch, Hemingford Abbots.

Huntingdonshire Community Nostalgia Group (Mr Karl Brockett), publication of a book of photographs and illustrations showing the modern history of Huntingdon.

Local History Society (Mr Barry Jobbling), a permanent exhibition in Buckden Village Hall of the archaeological excavation of a nationally important Anglo-Saxon estate on the south-western edge of the present village.

Cromwell Museum Trust (Ms Kristina Kapitza), for production of three professionally produced 20-minute tour videos focussing on the Museum’s collections, the historic building, and the story of Oliver Cromwell to engage schools and groups with Huntingdon’s local history

Mr Don Hill, publication of a booklet telling the story of the Medieval Hundred Assembly (Moot Site) at Toseland

Mrs Dorothy Anne James, continued research and documentation of the biographical information about Huntingdonshire convicts sentenced to transportation

Mr Roger Leivers, publication of a book on the lives of local residents in Godmanchester and the intrigue of spies and espionage at Farm Hall during the Second World War.

Ramsey Rural Museum (Mrs Sally Elding), for publication of an information pack and teaching notes about the lives of children from the Ramsey District accused of crimes.

Ramsey Abbey Walled Kitchen Garden Trust (Mrs Jane Sills), for a new website promoting and providing information about the garden and the plants grown.

Mrs Gillian Rayment, for publication of a series of booklets about the history of people, shops, industry and trades in Ramsey.

Mr Martyn Smith, replacement scanner and projector to support his continued research and talks about the history of Ramsey and the Hunts Cyclist Batttalion.

All Saints Church. Elton (Mrs Gillian Thompson), the preservation and moving two unique Saxon Crosses into the Church.

St Mary the Virgin Church, Leighton Bromswold (Mr Hugh West), for publication of a booklet about the Grade 1 listed Church, built in 1248 and rebuilt and changed by Mr George Herbert in 1632.

Mrs Kate Hadley Retires as the Administrator of the Goodliff Award Scheme

David Cozens and Mrs Caroline Clifford made a special presentation to Mrs Kate Hadley, to thank her for over 6 years of being the Administrator of the Goodliff Award Scheme.