Breachwood Green, Hertfordshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Colemans Road

When I was small my mother used to help out in the farm run by Mr Coleson, which was behind the photographer. His son Tommy still lives there I think. I remember collecting eggs and Mr Coleson drinking milk that was still warm from the cows he had. The  house at the bottom is now called the Old Queen's Head after ...Read full memory

Cottages In Lower Road

My dad used to live in the end cottage up until the early 1950s (the one next to the car). Both my grandparents lived there until about 1965. The cottage was very small, with no running water and an old earth closet toilet. The water had to be collected in pails from standpipes every day. These were dotted ...Read full memory