On the record
There is a paucity of documentation helping to explain Abbey/Cambridge United's history, but what we have is fascinating. Keep checking back here for new additions to the collection.
Letter and receipt, dated 11 June 1949, from Abbey United secretary PJ King to a Mr Clark, acknowledging receipt of £25 in subscription for shares in the new company when it was eventually formed. The letter reads: 'I am sure that all of us who have taken part in the formation of proposed company are very pleased with the response accorded, and hope that during the coming season we shall have a team which will do credit to all concerned.'