Buntingford, Hertfordshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Even More Fond Memories

Around this time I was attending the senior school (and I do believe this newsagents was owned and run by the Burrell family) and often used to pass under the clock tower as I walked to and from the school via the lane behind the clock tower, which merged with Bowling Green Lane until later, when I was bought my ...Read full memory

66 High Street,

The far left of this photograph, just shows the Tudor house where I lived from 1950 to 1960. Two doors down is Mrs Castle's sweet shop/tobacconist, and beyond that (with the blind) is Borsberry's ironmongers. The High Street was packed with shops of every kind and Buntingford was a thriving community. Amazing to think, ...Read full memory

The Angel Inn, High Street, Buntingford

My Grandparents Albert Elon and Florence Ida Baker were landlords of The Angel Inn during the second world war, I can remember how my sister and I had difficulty falling asleep because of the chiming of the town clock. We used to walk up a long path at the rear of the pub which ran along side my ...Read full memory

A memory of Buntingford by Roger Green