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Airman's escape from Crete
Airman's escape from Crete
Fugitive for six days
VJ-Day in Welwyn Garden City
VJ-Day in Welwyn Garden City
The town celebrates VJ Day
VE - Day in Welwyn Garden City
VE - Day in Welwyn Garden City
The town celebrates the end of the war in Europe
Service to customers
Service to customers
"All Clear" and "Siren Shopping"
Fire at the Welwyn Theatre 1962
Fire at the Welwyn Theatre 1962
Fire breaks out after Thailans' first night
Paper Rationing
Paper Rationing
Your Local Newspaper
Death of King George V - 1936
Death of King George V - 1936
Funeral train passed through WGC on 23 January 1936
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History of the Murphy Radio Company
History of the Murphy Radio Company
I worked at Murphy Radio in Bessemer Road from 1959 to 1964. My dad also...
By Liz Hogg (Nee Nichols)
On 16/04/2015
Golden Jubilee Celebrations
Golden Jubilee Celebrations
A visit from Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
Yes, I certainly remember that day! My wife's dad worked for the Welwyn...
By Joseph Peterson
On 16/04/2015
Welwyn Garden City Library - Time Line
Welwyn Garden City Library - Time Line
My sister and father, along with my in-laws, were all keen readers and I...
By Joseph Peterson
On 16/04/2015
Haldens Shopping Parade
Haldens Shopping Parade
What's changed? Comparing 1970 and 2010
I lived near Shoplands, but Haldens was where I was taken to get my hair...
By Rob Jerams
On 16/04/2015
Cochrane family memories
Cochrane family memories
As it was in the 30's - thro' young eyes.
Yes, you're right.  Walby had a shop in Hatfield.   I suspect the one at...
By Robstan
On 16/04/2015
Peartree School
Peartree School
An early school in Welwyn Garden City
I attended Moatwood (Peartree) School from 1939 to 1945, then I went to...
By Joseph Peterson
On 16/04/2015
Moving to Welwyn Garden City in 1946
Moving to Welwyn Garden City in 1946
I think you and your parents would have called it a railway station in...
By Robstan
On 16/04/2015
The day the Queen came to town.
The day the Queen came to town.
QE Hospital is officially opened
Oh yes, I remember when the Queen arrived in WGC for the opening of QEII....
By Joseph Peterson
On 09/04/2015
History of the Murphy Radio Company
History of the Murphy Radio Company
My wife, when we were married in 1954, worked at Murphy Radios. She worked...
By Joseph Peterson
On 31/03/2015
Swimming Pool in Lea Valley
Swimming Pool in Lea Valley
Public demand for facilities for swimming and bathing
Oh yes, the Garden City swimming pool! After our two children were born,...
By Joseph Peterson
On 31/03/2015