Memories of Bricket Wood

Hansted Stud

I worked at Hansted stud just before the estate was sold up after the death of Gladys Yule, who with her mother, Lady Yule (at one time said to be the richest woman in England), bred some of the finest Arabian horses in the country. I have some great memories of my time working there but also some sad, like taking all the ...Read full memory

Handley Page Estate

My father was transferred to Handley Page, Radlett from London in 1955. We moved to Bricket Wood where I lived until I got married in 1970. Remember playing on the swings and roundabout on the green, which was opposite Lawrence's bakery. The times I got fresh bread from them for my mother, and started to eat it! Used ...Read full memory

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