Bushey, Hertfordshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Watford 1939 1945

1942 was the year I left School after 4 years at Alexandra Road School, but I started work after school long before that. I had a paper round on the Cassiobury Estate when I was 11, then delivered groceries for Tesco's and later repaired cycles at Halfords. Then when I was almost 14 I joined the Army Cadets, which started ...Read full memory

A memory of Bushey by Ken Field

A. T. Roberts, Mechanical Engineering

I was astonished to see today in Google (Streetview) the name 'A.T. Roberts' on the fascia of a company building close to Bushey Station. I was a 16-year-old apprentice there in 1941, with Mr A T Roberts as my boss and teacher. At that time the building was simply three (it might have been two) small ...Read full memory

A memory of Bushey

Amazing Memories

I attended this beloved school from Sept.1979-May 1980. It was called International University High School or I.U.H.S school. It was a co-ed back then. I was 15-year-old Canadian boy and was dropped off there by my father. Great memories of the grounds, sunny, foggy, and at night. The girls never walked the grounds or into ...Read full memory

A memory of Bushey by Gregory Draper