The Society is delighted to announce the Goodliff and Family History (genealogical) awards towards the following projects:
Mike Addis – for ‘The Victorian Entomologist@ – a personal project to teach children about the 19th Century discover of the natural world.
*Huntingdonshire Archives – for an archivist to re-catalogue to modern standards the first instalment of the records of the Duke of Manchester’s Kimbolton Estate.
The Norris Museum – to work with local youth charity KICK to create a local history ‘story mat’.
*Peter Cooper – for a will tramnscription (from records at TNA) and analysis project for Holywell-cum-Needingworth and making this available on website.
*Annie James – for further instalment of work on Huntingdonshire convicts who were transported.
The Cromwell Museum – for redesigned display of exhibits in the museum dealing with Cromwell’s early life, including new acquisitions.
Martyn Smith – for an A3 printer to support his Huntingdonshire Cyclists’ project
Dr. Ken Sneath – for publication of a volume of essays by different scholars on the ‘Long Reformation’ in Huntingdonshire.
Godmanchester Museum – for additional boards for display of cpied family photographs from local people.
Dr. Stephen Upex – to publish a facsimile editon of Edmund Artis’s seminal archaeological text ‘Durobrivae’
Huntingdon BID – for external display boards in Literary Walk Huntingdon on literary figures with Huntingdonshire connections
Ramsey Rural Museum – for audio-visual equipment to give introductory infomation about the museum collections
(*) Awards using in whole or in part the account created from transfer of funds by the former Huntingdonshire Family History Society aimed at projects of genealogical interest.