Berkhamsted, School For Girls c.1955
Memories of Berkhamsted, School for Girls c1955
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 perfection. The streets were crowded and there was a lot of excited pupils and staff. Miss Barbara Russell was Headmistress, a lovely Scottish lady who lived at Disney Lodge in Doctors Commons Road - the same road as my Grandma had lived in. Nice staff when I moved across the road. The following names spring to mind: Miss Beacham, Miss Clements, Miss Wood, Miss Tully, Mrs Hall, Miss Broomer, ...Read full memory
Memories of Berkhamsted
Hi, I was christened here at St Peter's Church and lived in Berkhamsted for 21 years.
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
When, after my marriage, I went to live in Berkhamsted in late 1970 I had no idea that I was to find out that my Grandmother, Dorothy Flowers had been born here at Ashridge House. Her father was coachman to Lord Brownlow, who at that time owned Ashridge, Belton House in Lincolnshire and a London home in Carlton ...Read full memory
Would anybody remember anything about my family, we left Berkhamsted in 1948?