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BLH&MS talk: House Histories

19 Jan 2022House HistoriesCarol Fulton Due to the Omicron variant, this talk will be via Zoom to members.

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Steaming Through the Chilterns – and Thereabouts

(Review by Humphrey Gillott – Retired Railway Mission Chaplain). If you are one of those people who loves to get lost in a book, then this is one of those books in which you can do just that. Steaming Through … Continue reading

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For Them’s Return

For Them’s Return: Northchurch Folk Who Survived the First World War, by Richard North, tells the story of the servicemen and women who went off to war between 1914 and 1918 and returned. It follows on from the earlier book, … Continue reading

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Celebrating Armistice Day

Click here to get your copies of WWI books from EBay

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BLH&MS talk

BLH&MS talk…Policing – Berkhamsted before the Police, byElaine Saunders. The meeting begins at at 8pm on Wed 20 Oct 2021 in the Wellcome Great Hall, Town Hall, Berkhamsted. Visitors are always welcome @ £3 at the door. There will be … Continue reading

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Dead Space to Living Place

Berkhamsted’s once-neglected cemetery wins Green Flag Community Award  Rectory Lane Cemetery in Berkhamsted has been awarded a Green Flag Community Award, after a huge volunteer-led restoration project.  Rectory Lane Cemetery is a free public space, open to all, every day: … Continue reading

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Enjoy the Berkhamsted display of old food gadgets!

The mini-display of vintage food gadgets, organised by the Society, opens at The Open Door, Berkhamsted on Tuesday 7th Sept to the 18th. Try guessing what each item does!  (Before flipping the page for the answers). Fun and interesting for … Continue reading

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BLH&MS stall Sat 11 Sep 8.30-13:00

We’ll be outside Tesco / Aitchisons with the red dot map of WWI soldiers’ homes in Berkhamsted, so come and see if your house is on it. If so you can read about the soldier who lived there in Men … Continue reading

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Heritage Open Days 2021

Come and celebrate Berkhamsted’s architecture and cultureat this year’s Heritage Open Days This year’s HODs will be between 11 and 20 Sep 2021Click here for HODs 2021 pdf fileClick here for details on HODs website(look out for the Foundling video on this link from … Continue reading

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Books from Society collection now available online

Thanks to the efforts of Bill Willett in scanning and indexing, we can now view two surveys of the Manor of Berkhamsted from 1607 and 1616 and Sneyd’s History of King Edward VI Grammar School (1842) here

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