Memories of Cheshunt

Old Pond

My parents had a wallpaper and paint shop on the corner of High Street and Delamare Road. The business name was J & J Swannell. We later sold the shop lease to Henry Tilly.

A memory of Cheshunt by Roger Swannell

Jamieson Family

Hello I am looking for the Jamieson family I know they live in Cheshunt  Also Mrs Ellen Wolf née Jamieson if you know these people please would you tell them I am looking for them I am Beryl Clark née Jamieson  thank ...Read full memory

A memory of Cheshunt by Beryl Clark

Morning Service At St Mary's In The 1960s

Like many young folks of the 1960s who grew up in Cheshunt churchgate area, when the time came to marry you almost always chose St Mary's as the place to have your wedding. It is a lovely old church. I ...Read full memory

A memory of Cheshunt by Dave Spooner

St Mary's Church

Re: St Mary's wednesday morning church service at Dewhurst Secondary as it was known in those days, I remember Stan Mathews falling asleep on his knees as in prayer. My mother now lives in the alms house next to the church, ...Read full memory

A memory of Cheshunt by Trevor Monk

Was The Sweet Shop Foyles, Near Holy Trinity?

I still remember the thrill of walking down the drive from Cheshunt Sec' School on the last day, with the image of it burning on the back of my neck. Refusing to look back I was saying to myself, "I ...Read full memory

A memory of Cheshunt by Valerie Pedlar

The Old Pond

On a visit back to the area after a long time away living in Australia. I was dismayed that what was the old triangle with the Old Pond pub in the middle and then changed to a roundabout with a fountain, the area was still known ...Read full memory

A memory of Cheshunt by Stephen Knight

Comrades Club In Bridge Street

Hello ! Does any one in cheshunt remember the comrade club in Bridge Street Waltham cross. The secretary of the club was Bill Jamieson I know the club is still there and Bjill Jamiesons portrate and banjo still ...Read full memory

A memory of Cheshunt by Beryl Clark

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

Old Pond

My hubby and I remember the shop that was on the corner near the old pond where you could get 1 penny packets of broken crisps and weren't they delicious? They used to sell out very quickly. Sometimes, when I was off school poorly ...Read full memory

The Old Pond

I remember the cinema at the old pond we used to call the flea pit, then it was demolished and on the vacant site we had a fair one year. I used to go to Sunday school opposite Ripleys and remember the parade one year that ...Read full memory

A memory of Cheshunt by Stephen Knight

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