Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

A Short But Happy Time

Although I only lived in Woodford for a couple of years at most I was happy there. We lived at 17 High St, which I suppose might be called a cottage these days. It was a 2 up 2 down place with a strange sort of tiny extension built on the back which my mother called the kitchenette! There was a brick built coal ...Read full memory

Fishing For Tiddlers As A Small Boy In A Stream In Woodford

I remember as if it was yesterday, walking from 7 Manor Road, the house I was born in. My grandad and granma, the Peasnells, lived there for some time. I used to walk with my cousin John, he was a few years older than me, down the road to stone bridge, just before the tunnel, ...Read full memory

The Gorse Br Staff Association Club

My mother and father (Charles and Lilian) ran the Club from 1954-1957 approx. We lived in just one part with a large living room, a kitchen which led to the back area of stables and grass and 4 bedrooms. Most of the upstairs rooms in the rest of the Gorse were unused except for the Billiard room, ...Read full memory