1,345 more photos of Norfolk & Cumbria in June 2017 Release

Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Abbots Langley and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Service Quarters Sabine House

We had a lovely middle floor flat here, while my husband was at HMS Warrior, RAF Northwood. Our son was born at the then new maternity hospital, Shrodells at Watford.  We had a balcony, and one evening when all our husbands were working, it was three floors, 'The Birds'  horror film was on, so ...Read full memory

The Ovaltine And Marlin Square

I'm not too sure of what years to mention apart from some happy memorys of the Ovaltine as a young lad with my mum and dad. David my dad was the village postman for many years and mum Annie was a local florist in the village. Ernie and Edna Edwards lived on the Ovaltine for many years in the main ...Read full memory

Pridgeons Ltd Our Family Shop In Breakspeare Road

Pridgeons Ltd, in Garden Road, Abbots Langley was our family business from the 1940s until it was sold in 1972.  My grandfather Cyril Pridgeon and my grandmother Dorothy Pridgeon started the business. Then my father and mother Peter and Dorothy Pridgeon took over.  It was a ...Read full memory