Welwyn Garden City through maps, 1921-1982

Handside Schools Consortium

By Llinos Thomas

Handside house
Drawing by Callum A

In November 2008 pupils from Applecroft, Lakeside and Stanborough Schools worked with a local artist, Vanessa Godfrey, to produce a digital map showing the growth of Welwyn Garden City between 1921-1982. They also produced drawings of the Handside areas

The children were inspired by drawings, maps and archive material held at Welwyn Garden City Library, Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies and Mill Green Museum. Their work was displayed at the local history event, All Our Yesterdays: Memories of Welwyn and the Garden City, held on Saturday November 22nd at Welwyn Garden City Library.

The digital slide show of the development of Welwyn Garden City can be seen by opening the attached document.

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This page was added on 28/07/2009.

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