Photos of Old Ely & Ely History (continued)

Here we present photos of Ely in days gone by. All of these photos were first published on the “ELY CAMBRIDGESHIRE OLD PHOTOS PICTURES LOCAL HISTORY” Facebook group. Were possible we have credited the photographer. If we have missed any credits please let us know and we will gladly add a credit. Many thanks to all who provided these photos to a public forum for all to enjoy.

Ely Market Place Through The Years

Ely’s Market Place has seen many changes through the years including the loss of the Corn Exchange and The Temperance Hotel. These fantastic old buildings were replaced in the 60s by what is thought by many to be a real eyesore (as seen in the later photos).

Lady Diana Spencer visited Ely in 1987. She visited the RAF Hospital, Ely Cathedral and said hello to adoring fans and members of the public.

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