Come and see us at Fun on the Field !!

The Sawbridgeworth Local History Society will have a stall at this upcoming event to be held on Sunday 2nd July from 12 noon at the Bullfields Recreation Centre / field  / grounds.                                                                     So once again, if you have any information on the history of our town you are willing to share with us: photographs, documents,… Read More »

Wally Wright – a correction

Hello, Some 4 weeks ago we told you about Wally right, our preseident and the eminence grise of our society. We erroneously wrote that Wally had been curator at Rhodes, the Bishops Stortford Museum.                             Wally was in fact the curator of the Museum of the Stortford History Society.   There’s a difference.                   So sorry Wally, we… Read More »

Meet our President !!!

For many years Wally Wright has been the eminence grise of local history in Sawbridgeworth. He is the author and co-author of many articles and a few books about our area. He was curator of the Museum of the Stortford History Society.  Maintaining and safeguarding all the material gathered by him over the years was… Read More »

A date for your diary ???

Next week, on Wednesday 19th April Theo van de Bilt will be giving a presentation at the Sawbridge Words bookshop in Bell Street Sawbridgeworth. The title of his presentation will be “Tales of a Village Historian”    Theo will draw on his experiences writing the history of High Wych, the village where he lives. It would… Read More »

Come to our AGM

Dear friends, On Tuesday 30th March we will have our first AGM and we would like to invite you to take part. As it says on posters you may have seen:  you will be assured of a very warm welcome. The meeting will take place at 10am at  Sawbridgeworth Town Council Offices. And while you… Read More »

Hello and Welcome again !!

As it says above: welcome to the brand new website of the Sawbridgeworth Local History Society. As it says in our constitution, our aim is to research, collect, record and preserve the history of Sawbridgeworth and its surrounding area and share it through public meetings, and in printed and/or electronic formats. Our society is relatively… Read More »