Memories of Batchworth Heath

A Beer With My Dad At Ye Olde Greene Manne

In the distance you can see Ye Olde Greene Manne pub on Batchworth Heath. My Dad and I sat in the pub garden and drank beer one hot summer's day in 1965 and my mum took a photo of us together which I treasure as a lovely memory. Can you believe we were wearing tweed sports jackets, coloured ...Read full memory

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Is the pond still there? I remember delivering newspapers to the pub, and to other houses and cottages around the heath - by bike all the way from Moor Park shops! At least it was downhill from here - about three papers to the pub and six to the golf club on the way back. Even then, most of the cottages around the heath ...Read full memory

A memory of Batchworth Heath

The Green Man

My Great Grandfather was Landlord and my Mother was born here

Troutstream Hall Rickmansworth

My great aunt, Miss Olive Howlett moved to Troutstream Hall around 1955. She retired as matron of St Columba Hospital ,St Johns Wood, and together with Miss Eva Birchett opened a home for the aged (then for females only). Whether they were the founders of the Troutstream Hall Trust or were merely ...Read full memory

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