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The Lemsford Local History Group, formed in 2001, is interested in all aspects of the history and the people of this area - both ancient and modern. We welcome correspondence from anyone who shares this interest.The group archives now include a significant number of photographs and documents, as well as records of baptisms (to 1985), marriages (to 1970), burials (to 2003) and memorial inscriptions (to 2003) from the St John's parish church registers. Records of births, marriages and deaths before the consecration of the church in 1859 will be found in the registers of Bishop's Hatfield parish. LLHG welcome all memories for all aspects of Lemsford Parish - Email:

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  • The Golden Age of Lemsford
  • Read Article Andy Chapman N/A
  • 100 years of St Johns School
  • Read Article Andy Chapman Click Here
  • St. John's school 1960's
  • Read Article Richard Borrie Click Here
  • The Bells of St Johns
  • Read Article Geoffrey Dodds Click Here
  • Family Memories
  • Read Article Geoffrey Dodds Click Here
  • The History of Brocket Hall
  • Read Article Andy Chapman Click Here
  • Lord Mount Stephens
  • Read Article Andy Chapman N/A
  • The Brocket Babies
  • Read Article Brocket Babies Click Here
  • Lemsford Mill
  • Read Article Andy Chapman Click Here
  • Bury Cottages
  • Read Article Andy Chapman N/A
  • Bridge House
  • Read Article Lorette Roberts N/A
  • The Old Reading Room
  • Read Article Andy Chapman N/A
  • Lemsford F.C.
  • Read Article Andy Chapman Click Here
  • Lemsford Fete
  • Read Article Andy Chapman N/A
  • HJ Brown Cromer Hyde
  • Read Article HJ.Brown N/A
  • The willliams at Lemsford Mill
  • Read Article Sandra Jay N/A
  • The Sherriffs at Lemsford Mill
  • Read Article Eric Sherriff N/A

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    The Families of Lemsford

    1. The Cochrane Family

      A leading Member of our History group Shirley Knapp has researched her family the Cochranes. She has provide images , articles and many wonderful memories

      1. The Tully Family

        The Tully family are a special interest to one of our leading member Doreen Wright. The find out her interest, read her article on William Henry Gardiner.

      2. The Eagle Family

        Bob Eagles a regular member of the group has produced many memories of the Eagle family. He has produce images and family trees that we have open to the public via our website.

        1. The Bunnage Family

          Dr Julie Moore from Hertfordshire University who enjoys our meetings and has helped the group to understand the input the university in the local community with her website, Herts Memories. She has connections with the Bunnages via her husband.

    2. The Wren Family

      The Wren's - The Wren’s of Lemsford go back to 1851 according our records. The family always flock to our display at the fete and have provided us with images and memories. During our research for WW1 we uncovered the contribution to the war effort.:

    3. The Brown Family

      A good friend of the group Jack Brown sent us his memories of his grandfather ‘ The Victorian Gamekeeper’ A member of the group who designs websites built a site to record all of his article about his uncle Ernie Brown landlord of the Chequers (The Crooked Chimney) and life in Cromer Hyde. The site is called H.J.Browm Memories of Cromer Hyde

    4. The Flitney Family

      The first Flitney recorded in our Archives is Daniel aged 35 in the 1840 Census. He had a wife, Sarah (30) and sons George & Joseph. One of the established families who made the Parish of Lemsford so special.

    Areas That Make Up lemsford Parish