Category Archives: Articles

His Majesty”s Motor Launch 146 and The History of the Congregational Church

By | September 11, 2018

Recently two new articles were posted on this site. One of these concerns His Majesty’s Motor Launch 146 which was financed through contributions from the Sawbridgeworth population in the first years of the Second World War. Download the article from our articles as pdf page.  Or click here Likewise there is an article about the… Read More »

Annie Clements and her children

By | September 11, 2018

There is a new article concerning the Clements family and how two young boys travelled from the Bishop’s Stortford Poorhouse all the way to Canada where they built up a new life.    It is reprinted there  by kind permission of the Hertfordshire Family History Society and the editor of “Hertfordshire People” their quarterly journal.  Those… Read More »

Rivers Nursery

By | September 11, 2018

In October last year our still relatively new Sawbridgeworth Local History Society organised its first Evening Meeting. Our speaker was Elizabeth Waugh whose book, Rivers Nursery of Sawbridgeworth: the Art of Practical Pomology, was published in 2009. Elizabeth very kindly wrote an article for this website which can be found by clicking on the following… Read More »

Read our articles please……………..

By | November 28, 2017

Hello, Our mission statement says that our society is there to research, collect, record and preserve. That means we should also publish the results of our research. One way we do that is through our own website. Recently we posted two new articles on this  website, both of them written by Douglas Coe.  One of… Read More »