Watford, Hertfordshire

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Watford, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

Old Maps of Watford

Historic Maps of Watford and the local area.

This has bugged me ( in my memory for years ) of a male tap dancer who i often passed tap dancing to music, ( black music box was always on the ground, people threw the odd pennies, sixpences, shillings down, ) in the High Street of Watford around the 1970's...I remember passing him by and thinking this man (...Read full memory)

We moved to Watford in 1943. My war time memories are of night after night in the shelters, the "doodle bugs" and the boys playing Germans and soldiers on the bomb site next door. My special memories are of Cassiobury Park where we used to watch the barges on the Grand Union Canal, in 1947 tobogganing down the "Pudding Bowl" on the (...Read full memory)