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Great Shelford history


There are hundreds of old photos and postcards of Great Shelford. Some of the best are grouped below under their street names.


Do you have any historical photos you'd be happy to share? Please email

Great Shelford old photos & postcards

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Links to historical resources about Great Shelford


Great Shelford history timeline


Old maps of Great Shelford


Great Shelford historical stories


Thomas Blossom

Miscellaneous old photos of Great Shelford


Great Shelford family trees


Great Shelford seal

Helen Harwood's dedicated Great Shelford history website


Mike Petty's historical newspaper archives


History of the County of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely: Volume 8 (1982)


Genuki guide to Great Shelford’s history

Vision of Britain

Listed buildings in Great Shelford

Pastscape guide to historical buildings in Great Shelford

Images of England – photos of old buildings in Great Shelford

Cambridgeshire Family History Society

Cambridgeshire Association for Local History

Genealogy resources and Parish Registers

Geneanet Great Shelford family history links

Family Search genealogy website

Thomas Blossom and Barack Obama in the Daily Telegraph

Francis Frith postcard collection 

Mike Petty's Shelford scrapbooks

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