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The aim of King’s Cliffe Heritage is to research, gather and record information about the history of the village and make it available to anyone interested. This website is  your window into our archive.

If you are researching the history of your family in King’s Cliffe, or want to know more about the village past and present, then you will find a wealth of searchable information throughout this site.

Keep visiting us from time to time: our website will be continually refreshed with new material.


Registered Office: 40 West Street, King’s Cliffe, Peterborough PE8 6XA      Company No. 3718898      Registered Charity No. 1082444

KCH Archive Search

Our archive of photographs, documents, records and artefacts is available to view on screen.

Browse our catalogue of archive material about the history and heritage of King’s Cliffe.

Use ‘Custom Search’ to find specific items of interest to you

Bridge Street view uphill to The Cross, c1905

Key Facts

King’s Cliffe, a village in Rockingham Forest, was famous for its skilled wood-turners
William Law, 18th century theologian, writer and benefactor, was born and died in King’s Cliffe
Miles J Berkeley MA FRS, discovered the cause of potato blight in the 1840s whilst living in King’s Cliffe


This section gives you quick access to a broad range of interesting features.

Park Street, c1900. Wheatsheaf Inn on left, West Street tower mill in distance

Visit the King's Cliffe Heritage Centre in Bridge Street, King's Cliffe, to find out more about the village's history or add to your family history research:

Open:  4th Sunday each month (except December) 2-5pm and at any other time by arrangement.

Look for our hanging sign on Bridge Street.    Admission free; activities for children.

Wheelchair access, we are working on providing toilet facilities in the coming months.

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The stories of Kings’s Cliffe people who served in WW1.