Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Welwyn Garden City, 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 Welwyn Garden City

Historic Maps of Welwyn Garden City and the local area.

I remember coming to Ryelands in about 1955 or 6.It was a paradise for kids as only about half of was built and still some unfinished houses on Howlands.I knew Philip Young.and John Spong of Howlands,Illana and Philip Bouscilla,Caren White(first girlfriend),and several others.As far as I (...Read full memory)

My father managed WH Smiths in Howardsgate before the war. He later returned to WGC to manage the Books and Stationary Departments at Welwyn Stores between 1956 and 1979 when he retired. He will be celebrating his 100th birthday on Monday!