People

This section of the site is about people who have played a role in the life of the city. Some are well-known; some are not. Some are historical figures and some are alive today. We welcome suggestions for other people to include.

Page link: Arthur Peter Brown (APB) 1889 - 1950
Arthur Peter Brown (APB) 1889 - 1950
The Life of an Early Welwyn Garden Citizen
Page link: Blue Plaques in Welwyn Garden City
Blue Plaques in Welwyn Garden City
Celebrating local history
Page link: Cochrane family memories
Cochrane family memories
As it was in the 30's - thro' young eyes.
Page link: Diane Barron
Diane Barron
Early life in Welwyn Garden City
Page link: Early Days at 752 corner
Early Days at 752 corner
Ernest Armitage's taxi service
Page link: Ebenezer Howard: the thoughts of a pioneer
Ebenezer Howard: the thoughts of a pioneer
Direct link to the Herts Memories website
Page link: First World War links
First World War links
Captain Arthur Kelly
Page link: Fred Garrod
Fred Garrod
A life in Welwyn Garden City
Page link: George and Maud Edalji
George and Maud Edalji
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle made this brother and sister world-famous
Page link: Roots.....
Roots.....
Grandfather?
Page link: Sir Henry
Sir Henry "Tim" Birkin
Long distance racing driver & Bently Blower no.1
Page link: Murphy Design
Murphy Design
James Reeve - one of the Murphy Designers
Page link: Ebenezer Howard
Ebenezer Howard
The founding father of Garden Cities
Page link: Sir Frederic Osborn
Sir Frederic Osborn
One of the town's earliest pioneers
Category link: Lord Desborough
Lord Desborough
Welwyn Garden City's Lord Of The Manor
Category link: Mrs Rita Page
Mrs Rita Page
One of the first residents of Handside Lane
Category link: Bill Horn
Bill Horn
Farming Handside at the end of the First World War
Category link: Molly Jennings
Molly Jennings
Welwyn Garden City's first resident
 

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