Capturing Cambridge
  • search
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
Church notices, Stuntney, 1937 (photo L Cobbett) (Cambridgeshire Collection)

Stuntney Data

Mike Petty's Stuntney Scrapbook

The photo of church notices includes one requesting women to remove their pattens, wooden overshoes with a metal sole, when entering the church.

Stuntney is a village in East Cambridgeshire. At the time of the Domesday Book, is was an eel fishing port. ‘Stunt’ mean steep in Cambridgeshire dialect.

Mike Petty’s scrapbook:

Stuntney  (18)


Do you have any information about the people or places in this article? If so, then please let us know using the Contact page or by emailing

Dear Visitor,


Thank you for exploring historical Cambridgeshire! We hope you enjoy your visit.


Did you know that we are a small, independent Museum and that we rely on donations from people like you to survive?


If you love Capturing Cambridge, and you are able to, we’d appreciate your support today.


Every donation makes a world of difference.


Thank you,

The Museum of Cambridge