Events in Hemingford Grey

Welcome to Hemingford Grey

East Hemingeford, Emingeforde (11th century); Hamicheford (12th century); Hemmingeforde Turbervill, Turbelville, Trubbevill, or Trubelvill, Hemmingeforde Parva (13th - 14th century); Hemygforde Grey, Hemingford Priors (14th - 15th century) and Hemingford Grey (Modern).

The village sign in Hemingford Grey, Huntingdonshire.
The Village Sign in Hemingford Grey, Huntingdonshire.

 

The village of Hemingford Grey was known as East Hemingeford or Emingeforde in the 11th Century and then over the subsequent years as Hemmingeforde Turbervill or just plain Turbelville, Trubbevill or even Trubelvill but then it reverts to Hemmingeforde Parva and by the 15th Century either Hemygforde Grey or Hemingford Priors. Why all the changes? They are simply trying to establish and explain who controlled the Manor of what is now Hemingford Grey but we will explain all that in detail in the History of the parish.

Hemingford Grey is situated on the southern banks of the River Great Ouse, opposite and slightly upstream from the town of St Ives on the opposite northern bank. Although the village has lost its railway line and the commercial traffic that once navigated the river, the village today has close connections to the A14 dual-carriageway and thence onwards heading south to Cambridge or north to Peterborough.

Hemingford Grey is one of the parishes of the District of Huntingdonshire, whose administrative centre is Huntingdon, the other principle towns being St Ives home of the Chapel on the Bridge, St Neots the largest town in the County of Cambridgeshire, the Roman town of Godmanchester and Ramsey site of the former Abbey.

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Forthcoming Events in or around Hemingford Grey

Here are the next five events in the Huntingdonshire Event Diary, the local ones are coloured GOLD and clicking the title will open links to event detail on this website whilst following the "Out of Village' events will open in a new window on their own website. Click 'Show Summary' for exactly what it says, without going anywhere!

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An 'Out of Village' event in Ramsey

From 08:00 until 14:00 on Saturday 27/12/2014 at Ramsey Street Market

An 'Out of Village' event in Huntingdon

From 08:00 until 14:00 on Friday 02/01/2015 at Huntingdon Market Place

An 'Out of Village' event in St Ives

From 08:30 until 14:00 on Saturday 03/01/2015 at The Pavement

An 'Out of Village' event in St Neots

From 08:30 until 14:00 on Saturday 10/01/2015 at St Neots Market Place

An 'Out of Village' event in St Ives

From 19:30 until 22:00 on Tuesday 13/01/2015 at Burgess Hall

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This site is listed in the British Towns and Villages Encyclopaedia of Great Britain and we can be found in the entry for Hemingford GRey