Croxley Green, Hertfordshire (near Rickmansworth)
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

The Watford To Rickmansworth Railway In The Second World War

Croxley Green station is now - in the 21st century - merely a shadow of its former busy life. My Auntie Dorrie (Doris Lacey) worked at this station throughout the Second World War and beyond and told me many stories of working life on the Watford to Rickmansworth line. Auntie ...Read full memory

The Croxley Elm Trees

The 1947 council house development that was built on the north side of Baldwins Lane, west of Manor Way became my home area after moving from Rochester Way in 1948. I loved the beautiful tall Elm trees that lined Baldwins lane and dotted the edge of the Green. I think the tree in the photo was at the junction with ...Read full memory

Whitethorn Morris Dance At The Coach And Horses On Croxley Green

For many years in the 1980s and 1990s morris dancers performed outside the two lovely pubs on Croxley Green - the Coach and Horses and the Artichoke. Whitethorn Morris frequently chose these pubs as their venues for Boxing Day entertainment. The Whitethorn Band provided ...Read full memory