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Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Queen Mum Opens New Dining Wing

I remember being in the Beeches Prep School at the time. Anybody else remember the staff I wonder? Miss Lambert in Kindergarten and Transition, Miss Cutler - Form 1, Miss Reid - Lower 2 and Mrs Cotton in Middle 2. I was 9 when Queen Elizabeth, the queen mother, came to visit and we all learnt to curtsey to ...Read full memory

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