St Albans, Hertfordshire

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of St Albans, 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 St Albans

Historic Maps of St Albans and the local area.

My Great Grandmother was a school caretaker (I think at St Peter's school on the corner of Catherine and Church street) in 1911. She lived with her family at 16 New Dalton street. Her name was Rose Cleaver (nee Rope) maiden name Thompson. I am trying to find a photo of her as l haven't got one of her. I was told one (...Read full memory)

From the age of 2 in November 1949 until December 1953, due entirely to sad family circumstances, I found myself installed as a resident in The Lawrence Children's Home in King Harry Lane, St Albans. The Home is no longer in existence as it was closed in the 1970's, and subsequently (...Read full memory)