About This Site

This site is independent of the Parish Council or any government body and has been financed by the proceeds from the Millennium History of Finmere. It has been authored and designed by Andy Boddington but the original site is now closed.
This site is a copy of the original, but in line with the principles of "copyleft", will be updated, as and when appropriate


Copyleft is a concept that seeks to preserve an author's intellectual property right to be acknowledged as the originator of a piece of work. At the same time, copyleft:

Copyleft began in the world of computer software but has much broader applicability to printed texts, web sites and other works of intellect. 

finmere.org.uk is subject to copyleft, which means that permission is granted to all to:

This permission is freely granted on condition that one of the following statements accompanies each copy or modification:

The request for a date is simply that this site is, like all others, under continual development. 

Where pages contain copyright material, this is stated and the usual copyright rules override copyleft. Please assume that all photographs on the site remain in copyright. 

Finally, if you like this idea—why not use it for your work? After all, this statement is copyleft...