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Exploring the heritage of Turvey and its people
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A Brief History of the Barton and Royle Homes
The Barton Charity The institution of The Barton Charity originated in 1881 with a desire to provide an asylum for deserving ...
A Lockdown Diary from Turvey Abbey
Sister Judith, a member of the Benedictine community of nuns who live at Turvey Abbey, wrote a diary during the COVID-19 lockdown in 2020.
Capturing Turvey's Heritage
A look at previous and present attempts to capture Turvey's Heritage.
The Turvey Village Quilt
In December 1993 Eve Kent, then editor of the Turvey News, had a meeting with Penny MacKenzie who ran the patchwork and craft classes in the evening at Turvey Lower School. She had been sent information about a quilting competition. This had been started by Bedfordshire Rural Communities Charity in association with Eastern Arts Board and Mid Beds District Council. It was to be called ‘Our Village’ and had to involve as many people as possible.
Turvey WI Scrap Book for 1965
To celebrate their 30th Anniversary in 1965, the Turvey Women's Institute created a scrapbook about life in the village at that time.
Turvey's Last Manor Court
Henry Longuet Higgins, the Lord of the Manor of Turvey, addressed a packed meeting in the Reading Room to provide a history of the Turvey’s Manor Court.
Buildings, Monuments and Features
Events and Traditions
Health and Society
Leisure and Recreation
Trade and Industry
Turvey Through Time