Boatbuilders and rock bands - a nostalgic look at Ely and Cambridgeshire

Ely band

Ely band - Credit: Josie Leaford-Howe

From boatbuilders and rock bands to a memorable birthday party, take a step back in time and discover some of the faces and places of Ely's past. 

Spade & Beckett Littleport

Spade & Beckett Littleport - Credit: Christine Whitmore

As you'll see, the archives from Ely Cambridgeshire Old Photos Local History Facebook continue to offer some historical gems.

Appleyard and Lincoln boatbuilders.

Appleyard and Lincoln boatbuilders. - Credit: Josie Leaford-Howe

Described as "a place to store and share all old photos of Ely", the history group "accepts anything that may be of interest to others".

Ely Youth Club Team county public speaking competition at Chatteris in February 1960

Ely Youth Club Team county public speaking competition at Chatteris. Ronald Powell back left. David Bullingham back right. Seated left Roger Smith and my brother Philip Leaford seated right. February 1960 - Credit: Josie Leaford-Howe

Join the page - which has thousands of members - online

Ely Woolworths 1935

Ely Woolworths 1935 - Credit: Geoff Peters

Ely band

Ely band - Credit: Josie Leaford-Howe

Mr Toad playing at Centre E

Mr Toad playing at Centre E - Credit: RICHARD HOBBS

Tower Hospital concert in Ely

Tower Hospital concert in Ely - Credit: Josie Leaford-Howe



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