We hope you find this website interesting and informative, especially if you have family connections with the village of Eydon, Northamptonshire, England, or are involved in historical research of your own.
Ahead of the game, Eydon’s commemoration of WW1, ‘Lest We Forget – Eydon in the Great War’, EHRG’s ninth booklet of research reports. All about the Great War in Eydon, from the preliminary exercises of 1913, though war diaries, a photo album of Eydon Hall as a war hospital, testimonies from those who served at home, and those who served abroad, and tributes to those who died, along with the continuing tension as to who were the ‘men of Eydon‘ whose names should be remembered. See publication page for details.
New Photos in Photo Archive, A series of aerial photographs taken in the 1960s (SV001-SV028)- or search for 'Aerial Photos' in the keyword menu.
One of the main features of this new website is the Photo Archive section. The archive is fully searchable by location, keywords, dates, title and description. Each image has some descriptive information about it, and we are keen to encourage website visitors to help us fill gaps in our knowledge. More images are currently being prepared and these will be added to the Archive on an ongoing basis.
The Family History section of this website is provided for the exchange of information relating to past and present residents of Eydon. If you have historical ties with the village, you can initiate a discussion strand, or add to an existing one, by posting your comments. This is a moderated discussion, so the Editors will make the final decision about the suitability of information to be posted live on the website.
If you have additional information or photographs about the village, that you wish to share, please get in touch. Each photo in the Photo Archive has an associated feedback form, or you can contact Eydon Historical Research Group using the Contact Page details.
When investigating your family history in Eydon, it makes sense to stay in the area. Or perhaps you are looking for a special venue for a once-in-a-lifetime family occasion? Crockwell Farm provides the perfect venue for people looking for an unusual wedding reception, a corporate event, conference or bed and breakfast accomodation. For more information please click on the website link below. www.crockwellfarm.co.uk
Eydon has many claims to fame - one of these being its association with the Storm Kettle. This is a rapid, efficient, environmentally friendly way to boil water outside. It is especially useful for fishermen, campers and those on expeditions, as it is simple to use and light to carry. For more information please click on the website link below. www.eydonkettle.com