Stretham, Isle of Ely
Mike Petty has been collecting material relating to Stretham, his home village, for over 50 years. While Librarian of the Cambridgeshire Collection he scanned everything that came his way, looking for new information.
Stretham High Street and the Red Lion, early 20th Century
He collaborated in the Stretham Millennium History which is available as an illustrated 24-page booklet for £2.50 or a very detailed CD-Rom including history, archaeology, buildings and 50 old photographs for £10. Postage 50p extra.

He has a wealth of material including
Transcripts of parish registers
Census returns
Enclosure details
Indexes to newspaper stories from 1770
Thousands of photographs

Name indexes

Family information on Constable, Dewsbury, Dimock, Drever, Ellwood, Gotobed, Langford, Murfitt, Rayner, Read, Sennitt Warren, Wesley and Wheeler families amongst others
If you are researching anything or anyone relating to Stretham or the surrounding villages of Haddenham, Little Thetford, Mepal, Sutton, Wentworth, Wilburton or Witchford then please make contact.

He can also help with anything relating to the fenland area.

Mike offers free help on any aspect of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire or the fens just email him at
Read Street, Stretham, turn of the 20th Century
M.J. Petty MBE, MA, ALA, 13a Reads Street, Stretham, Ely, Cambs. CB6 3JT
phone 01353 648106 E-mail
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