November 2, 2018

October 2018

You may have noticed that the house attached to the Cooperative Stores is boarded up and undergoing repair. Stephanie Prior asked us whether there was a photo of the house and shop in its original form
September 30, 2018

September 2018

Last month we saw the old Baptist Meeting house on George St. which was built in 1833 and demolished in 1978. This month we see a photo of the inside of the building which is “Tardis like” in the amount
September 5, 2018

August 2018

This building, on George St., was the original Baptist Chapel for the village. Willingham has a long history of "non-conformist" congregations (separate from the Parish church). In 1662 the rector of the
July 29, 2018

July 2018

A lot has been said recently about the 100 year anniversary of the first women getting the vote. In that context this month’s photo is interesting. The scene is the noise and bustle of a threshing machine
July 1, 2018

June 2018

If you have ever wondered why the little road that runs alongside the Lode at the east side of the rec is called “Pound Lane” then here is the answer. This was actually the site of the village animal
June 3, 2018

May 2018

This is “The Limes” which at the end of Newington looking down the road towards Rampton. The photo date is unknown but probably about 100 years ago. Today it is tucked away behind a high hedge but
April 1, 2018

March 2018

Here we see the business end of a steam traction engine, in full operation judging by the steam at the top of the picture. Such engines travelled from farm to farm and revolutionised the process of threshing
April 1, 2018

Feb 2018

Health and Safety what’s that? Here we see Milford Jeeps, who lived his entire life in the village and died only recently, driving a load of empty fruit trays, probably to Berrycroft Stores. The huge
February 2, 2018

Jan 2018

There were once many pubs in Willingham and the Milkmaid Tavern was one of the last to close, in 1999. This picture is taken from the end of Silver St and, based on the cars, was probably taken in 1990s.
January 1, 2018

Dec 2017

The OldWillingham.com photo website opened in 2004 and, while new photos have been added thanks to contributions from current and past village residents, the main site never had a face lift in those 13