Welcome to Hemingford Grey

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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 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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Latest Local News

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More sites updated finishing on Warboys

The penultimate block of our community websites have now been upgraded to HTML5 including Southoe and Midloe, Spaldwick, Stilton, the Stukeleys, Tilbrook, Upwood and finishing this time with Warboys.

Only a couple of sites left to do, then we can get on with implementing some new ideas

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More sites updated finishing on Sawtry

Another block of our community websites have now been upgraded to HTML5 including Kings Ripton, Leighton Bromswold, Oldhurst, Perry, Pidley and Fenton and finishing today with Sawtry. Nearly done now with just 10 still to do.

We hope you all have a good weekend...

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More sites updated finishing on Kimbolton

One more block of our community websites have now been upgraded to HTML5 including Glatton, Hail Weston, Hamerton and Steeple Gidding, Hemingford Abbots, Hemingford Grey, Hilton and finishing today with Kimbolton.

Way over halfway now with just 16 still to do...

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Are you organising an event in Hemingford Grey?

If you are, then you may use the link just below and add the details directly into the Huntingdonshire Event Diary.

Forthcoming Events in or around Hemingford Grey

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Out of Town Event

Summer Childrens Holiday Club

Event venue - New Street Baptist Church

From 28/07/2014 09:30 until 01/08/2014 12:00

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Out of Town Event

Darby and Joan Club

Event venue - Corn Exchange

From 31/07/2014 14:30 until 31/07/2014 16:30

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Out of Town Event

Connections Youth Bus

Event venue - Little Paxton Village Hall Car Park

From 31/07/2014 19:00 until 31/07/2014 21:00

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Out of Town Event

Screen St Ives WADJDA

Event venue - Corn Exchange

From 01/08/2014 19:30 until 01/08/2014 22:30

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Out of Town Event

Unveiling of Commemorative Plaque

Event venue - The Green @ Samuel Jones Crescent

From 04/08/2014 11:00 until 04/08/2014 11:30

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More forthcoming events in Hemingford Grey
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THINK HEMINGFORD GREY AND BEYOND!

This website is one of a group of over 50 linked community websites that cover the towns, villages and larger parishes of Huntingdonshire. They are all joined together and share information such as county and district wide services, organisations, events and all the things that are available from website members in neighbouring communities.

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If you have run a business or local organisation in Hemingford Grey then follow the link below to see what membership can do to spread the message of your services, products, news and events across the district.

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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