Start of Cross Country Run, 1953

Peter Burr lived in Cople most of his life and, with the help of his family, collected a fascinating archive of family and village historical articles.

Burr Bros. 1939

These include family photographs, stories, postcards and newspaper cuttings. Peter has kindly allowed us to scan many of these items for the web site.

The first Mother's Union?

The pages have been scanned as placed in a separate album in the Cople Photo library. At present these have not be sorted, catalogued or indexed. You are welcome to browse through these pages and discover the interesting gems they contain.

Scottish Soldiers, Cople Corner 1914

We are very sorry to report that Peter, at the age of 80, passed peacefully away on February 1st 2013. RIP

Mrs Green, Village Shop owner
Ernie Rawlins cottage in Water End
Village School WWII