Research and learn

From this page you can click on the following links to conduct your own research into a person or place, or learn more about the history associated with the Amiens administration centre, the Pikedale Soldier Settlement Scheme and the Cottonvale-Amiens branch rail line. 

Find your connection

Scan the list of names of Pikedale residents as at the 1922 census

Government influence

Determine how the government  influenced the Pikedale soldier settlement scheme

Build it and they will come!

See the different types of housing that evolved over time

Find your connection

Research a family member and find that long lost connection you've been looking for ...

Let's get to work!

Discover the fledgling industries that sprung up as a result of the scheme

Link to the world

Discover the role the Amiens-Cottonvale branch rail line played for returned soldiers ...

Administration centre

Find out about what made the Pikedale Soldiers' Settlement Scheme tick ...

Let's get together!

See how the pioneers of that era enjoyed themselves at social gatherings

The French connection

Read about our unique connection with the French battlefields

Thank you to our corporate members, sponsors and supporters

of the Amiens History Association.

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