Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Ancestral Ties

My story is similar to that of Yvonne Parker. When I got married in 1974 we bought our first house in Victoria Road and raised our three children there. They all attended a playgroup in the Baptist Church on the other side of the High Street and moved on to Victoria School, one of them eventually moving up to Bridgewater ...Read full memory

A memory of Berkhamsted by Roger Bowen


Hi, I was christened here at St Peter's Church and lived in Berkhamsted for 21 years.

A memory of Berkhamsted by Paul Kirby

Northchurch High Street

I recently started to research my family tree. I myself have been living in Northchurch for 19 years. I was very suprised to find that my grandfather was born in Cheddington and raised there, as were his siblings, parents and family going way back. Imagine my suprise when I found that one of my great uncles was ...Read full memory