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Hidden Gems, Culture Focus

Promoting local organisations, projects and people

(Articles previously printed in the Fenland Citizen)

photo of a model of the Mayflower taken from the Window of Etcetera Hub, with a new out of the window to the street

The Mayflower

(With thanks to Susanah Farmer for the research) Famous daughter of Wisbech – Dorothy May, pilgrim Dorothy was born in Wisbech about 1597. Dorothy‚Äôs parents, Henry and Katherine May, had moved to Holland and this is where Dorothy married William Bradford of Austerfeld, fustian worker, in 1613. William had also moved to Leiden to escape …