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Beale Blackwell Colvin – Resident and short time owner of Pishiobury House

Although Colvin did not live in Sawbridgeworth very long he had an interesting life and worth reading about.  

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High Wych allotments

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.  

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Francis and Fanny Ede

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Pishiobury School – the school for “naughty boys”

Later to become offices and flats.  

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The Museum of the Great War, Meaux, France

This article is about the visit of the Sawbridgeworth Town Twinning Association inSeptember 2018.

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Sweet rationing in World War Two

This is an article compiled by David Royle in connection with the VE Day celebrations.

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Camp High Wych – a home for the homeless on the old airfield

People were living in the old airfield buildings until the late 1950s. This is their story.

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Sawbridgeworth cinema – now the Roman Catholic church

Many people will remember this building before it closed in 1953.  

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Francis Buxton – former owner of Pishiobury House and President of Sawbridgeworth Cricket Club

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William Truswell – the man who “captured” Sawbridgeworth

This is an article about a photographer who had a business in Sawbridgeworth. He took many photographs of the local area, many of which were turned into postcards.

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