Cheshunt, Grundy Park c.1955

Cheshunt, Grundy Park c.1955

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Memories of Cheshunt

Cheshunt St. Mary''S Mission

I was born in Barnet but brought up for my first 20 years in Cheshunt. Does anyone remember the St. Mary's Mission which was halfway down Windmill Lane where Roundmoor Drive is now. Long since demolished I would ...Read full memory

A memory of Cheshunt by Susan Morris

The Fountain

I remember the night before the official opening of the fountain and roundabout, my brother John and a few of his 'mates' emptied a packet of 'dreft' detergent into the fountain which caused a bit of a laugh when the water was ...Read full memory

A memory of Cheshunt by Oliver Stone

Chemistry Class Top Floor 3 Windows From The Left

Started at C S M 1959 thru to 1962 (December) before moving to NZ Great times there, Mr Godfrey was the HEAD teacher in the Anex, Mr Smith the Headmaster. My form teacher was Graham Disbury ...Read full memory

A memory of Cheshunt by Len Carpenter

Cuffley Childrens Home 1 Hanyards Lane

Hi, I was in Cuffley Children's home from 1965-1972. I am trying to find anyone who went to the home and may remember me or knows anyone who went there during that time. I remember some names such as ...Read full memory

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History

Originally one of the largest country houses in the town of Cheshunt, Grundy Park is now home to one of the Borough of Broxbourne's leisure centres. The grounds are still attractive quiet public gardens, but the fine topiary has disappeared. The greenhouses on the right provided particularly fine blossoms throughout the year and were in great demand during civic gatherings.