This is an updated version of our Constitution. Amended constitution AGM 250321
This is a copy of the latest version of our Child Safeguarding Policy. Safeguarding document
On March 17th Peter Reed gave an interesting talk via Zoom on the history of the Memorial Hall. Here is a transcript of the talk for those who were unable to “attend”.
This is an overview of the Zoom talk given by Liz Waugh last week on behalf of the Sawbridgeworth Local History Society.
This is an article by Hazel Mead which was published in the January 2021 edition of The Sawbridgeworth Flyer.
We have been scanning copies of the Parish Magazine. David Royle was looking at the magazine from 1935 to 1938 and has written two articles.
It’s Black History month, giving us the opportunity to learn from stories and events about people whose lives have been unknown or undervalued in the past. Many institutions are working to find out more. HALS, the Hertfordshire Archives and Local History service, has searched its own collections of records with the help of volunteers and found new information to make available to all.
By Theo van de Bilt
October 10th marks the 80th anniversary of the bomb that caused damage and death on Cambridge Road
Sawbridgeworth has another twin town in Germany – Moosburg. David Royle has written an article about the history of the town twin and a guide to it.
Have you ever wondered how and why we are involved in town-twinning? David Royle has written an article about our French twin-town with its history and a guide.
Our latest article, written by Chris Finch, is about the life of a former Sawbridgeworth resident who was adopted by a local family, met her future husband, an American serviceman, during the Second World War. She moved to the USA after the war and later went to live in Australia near to her sister. She… Read More »
Our latest article is about the fire on the corner of London Road and Hoestock Road in 1905. It was reported nationally in the Daily Mirror.
The Black Lives Matter movement is raising awareness of the injustices done to black people because of the colour of their skin. Here in Sawbridgeworth there is evidence of the historical injustice that is the basis for present day racism. Four generations of families connected to the Manor of Pishiobury were slave owners or profited from… Read More »
Although Colvin did not live in Sawbridgeworth very long he had an interesting life and worth reading about.
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This article is about the history of the allotments at High Wych. The Local History Society is looking to produce a booklet on the allotments in Sawbridgeworth and the article begins with a request for experiences now and in the past from local allotment holders.
Two ‘forgotten’ owners of Pishiobury House, Sawbridgeworth
Later to become offices and flats.
This article is about the visit of the Sawbridgeworth Town Twinning Association in September 2018.
This is an article compiled by David Royle in connection with the VE Day celebrations.
People were living in the old airfield buildings until the late 1950s. This is their story.