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Eltisley Green c.1920

Eltisley Green

History of Eltisley Green

Eltisley suffered disproportionate losses during WWI. A Peace Tree was planted in March 1919 with a row of lime trees to the 14 men killed. After the war each village had the opportunity of having on display a gun taken from the Germans but it was constantly being tipped onto its barrel. The village green is home to the Eltisley Cricket Club established in the 1850s. (See Vanishing  Cambridgeshire p.103)


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