A Message for September

Because of a bereavement in my family no High Wych History article was published in our parish magazine the Link this month. I did  however send round an article I wrote for the Hertfordshire family history society. It is of a more general nature but may still be of interest to you. You could download it. Just click on this link

Whilst on the subject of the Herts FHS, I suggest you visit their website and have a look round. Who knows, you might even want to join! Check out  http://www.hertsfhs.org.uk/

My next article will once again discuss  the first world war, its implications for our village and talk about two soldiers who actually survived that awful conflict.   After that I intend to turn to Allens Green and hope to discuss the Queens Head public house there and the primary school which existed there until the early sixties when it was incorporated into High Wych School. If you have information on those two subjects, please get in touch.

Meanwhile, over in our neighbouring town the Herts at War Exhibition has opened. It will run until 31st December 2015 at Sayesbury Manor, Bell St, Sawbridgeworth CM21 9AN. Opening days are – Thursday by appointment, Friday 10-4 and Saturday 10-4. Anyone wishing to volunteer, book an appointment or requiring further information can visit www.hertsatwar.co.uk or contact Dan Hill – danhill@hertsatwar.co.uk. As yet there is not as much High Wych and Gilston content as some would wish but that as soon to be remedied.

Talk to you soon,  Theo