Cambridgeshire, EnglandGenWeb Project - The Stone Age (10,000-2000 B.C.)

Cambridgeshire - Historical Time Line 1 - The Stone Age (10,000-2000 B.C.)

Note: All entries in this colour cover other areas as well as Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely and can be regarded as general historic information.


Period

Dates

Events

The Stone Age
(10,000-2000 B.C.)

 

Stone Age axes found in Granta Valley, at Kennett, Swaffham Bulbeck and on Cambridge-Girton road.

 

Mesolithic period

Bone fish spear found at Royston.

 

Neolithic period

Grinding slab for flint polishing found in Burwell. Mass mining for flints in Grime's Graves in the Brecklands. Burial mounds at Therfield Down. 'Henges' (causewayed camps and ceremonial meeting sites) discovered at Melbourn and Wilbraham.

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The Stone Age
(10,000-2000 B.C.)

The Bronze Age
(2000-600 B.C.)

The Iron Age
(600 B.C.- 43 A.D.)

The Romans
(44-400 A.D.)

The English
(400-600 A.D.)

Middle Saxon
700-850

The Vikings
850-1066

The Normans and on
1066-1154

1154-1199

1200-1299

1300-1399

1400-1499

1500-1599

1600-1699

1700-1799

1800-1899

1900-1999

Bibliography

Historical Links

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Last Updated on: 01 January 2000
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