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Parkway School
Parkway School
Vague Memories
Mary Ottaway
Mary Ottaway
A former familiar figure in Welwyn Garden City
Early Education of the Garden City
Early Education of the Garden City
Ludwick Infant School
50 temporary houses for Garden City
50 temporary houses for Garden City
Urban District Council make a choice
Welwyn Garden City residents who died in WW2
Welwyn Garden City residents who died in WW2
WW2 casualties commemorated on the Hatfield Hyde and Howardsgate War Memorials
St Francis Church 80th Anniversary Flower Festival
St Francis Church 80th Anniversary Flower Festival
Pictures of the floral displays
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Lord Desborough
Lord Desborough
Welwyn Garden's Lord Of The Manor
Where I grew up in Tewin Wood, one of the roads was Desborough Drive which...
By Laurian Snowden
On 27/08/2015
The day the Queen came to town.
The day the Queen came to town.
QE Hospital is officially opened
I remember the day well, I was 10 years old and had to walk down the hill...
By Laurian Snowden
On 27/08/2015
Tewin Water
Tewin Water
A haunted school for the deaf
I used to live at Tewin Water in the big house when I was around 7 - 9...
By eddie quince
On 27/08/2015
Memories of ICI
Memories of ICI
Like you Pat, I left from Welwyn Garden City Grammar School with O Levels...
By George Boston
On 27/08/2015
An East side home
An East side home
"it was terribly cold and very wet and there was clay all round the house, nothing else at all"
Woodhall and Peartree Shops were both definitely there – Woodhall...
By George Boston
On 27/08/2015
Restarting the clock
Restarting the clock
70th Anniversary, Stanborough School
That was me! I went to Welwyn Garden City Grammar School (now Stanborough...
By George Boston
On 27/08/2015
ICI Plastics
ICI Plastics
The Story of the Welwyn Garden City Site
I worked at Imperial Chemical Plastics (ICI) from November 1958 to June...
By George Boston
On 27/08/2015
Welwyn Garden City Industrial Growth - pre 1940
Welwyn Garden City Industrial Growth - pre 1940
Do you know anybody who worked for any of these companies?
When I turned 15 (in 1957), I decided I wanted a change from working at...
By George Boston
On 27/08/2015
Fine Fare
Fine Fare
Welwyn Garden's own supermarket chain
I worked at Fine Fare HQ in Welwyn Garden City, from 1963 to 1967, first...
By Suzanne Figgs
On 15/08/2015
The day the Queen came to town.
The day the Queen came to town.
QE Hospital is officially opened
I was 21 years old when the Queen came to open the QEII and the council...
By George Boston
On 15/08/2015