Welcome

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

You can research your ancestors using the surname index. There are thousands of surnames and more than 11,000 links to newspaper cuttings and other content mentioning those names. Take a time travel tour through the town starting in the 1880s using the photo album. Or read thousands of newspaper cuttings by year.

There's lots more about St Ives. Something new is added at least once a week. Why not like the Facebook page to be notified when fresh content is added? To read more about our beautiful little town, select one of the categories below.