Berkhamsted, Dean Incent's House c.1960

Memories of Berkhamsted


I was born at the Grange Nursing Home in Berkhamsted on November 19th, 1950. My parents were John and Marjorie Stanborough, my father was a school teacher at Park View School which later reverted to Westfield. We lived on the Durrants Estate in Ashridge Rise and I have lovely memories of playing with my (...Read full memory)

I remember being in the Beeches Prep School at the time. Anybody else remember the staff I wonder? Miss Lambert in Kindergarten and Transition, Miss Cutler - Form 1, Miss Reid - Lower 2 and Mrs Cotton in Middle 2. I was 9 when Queen Elizabeth, the queen mother, came to visit and we all learnt to curtsey (...Read full memory)

Coral Merriman We moved to Berkhamstead from London in 1952. I went to Ashlyns which still had the Thomas Coram boarders. It was a Secondary School, Mr Gilbertson was Headmaster, we had Assembly every morning where all the staff wore their black cloaks, we had Church Services in the Chapel where Mr Cuthbertson played (...Read full memory)

Would anybody remember anything about my family, we left Berkhamsted in 1948?

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