Memories of Cheshunt

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 ...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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Cheshunt by Trevor Monk

Cheshunt

Yes Valerie - I too have a similar memory of the day I walked home from Cheshunt Secondary School on my last ever day. The sun was always high over Grundy Park during the summer months, and ...Read full memory

A memory of Cheshunt by Russ Boys

Wolsey Hall

Does anyone remember going down the Wolsey Hall on a Sunday or Wednesday evening to see the groups? I lived in Waltham Abbey and I remember my friends and myself all going there. I had to ...Read full memory

A memory of Cheshunt by Joan Norman

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Cheshunt by Stephen Knight

Re: Lotus Factory Late 50's

I used to work at Tesco's, Delawere Road in the late 50's and remember that one of the workers at Lotus had, over the period of a year taken all the parts for one of their ...Read full memory

A memory of Cheshunt by Norman Smith

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Cheshunt by Susan Morris

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 ...Read full memory

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 ...Read full memory

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Cheshunt by Stephen Knight

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