Welcome

Welcome
This website is dedicated to understanding the history of St Ives in Cambridgeshire as experienced by the ordinary people of the town.

Why not investigate newspaper cuttings in which your ancestors' names appear, or read cuttings by year? Take a time travel tour through the town using the photo album. Or read the life stories of our brave men who died in WWI, residents transported to Australia or local people of note.

There's lots more content below. Click any topic to learn some fascinating facts.

Header image from 'St Ives Bridge, St Ives, Huntingdonshire' 1895, by local artist William Fraser Garden. Currently in store at The Met, New York.