Abbots Langley Reminiscences 3
Edited by Jan Palmer

Reminsicences 3

Abbots Langley Reminiscences 3 is volume 3 of the reminiscences of local people of Abbots Langley, Bedmond and the surrounding area.


Joan Parker:
A one-time Ovaltine dairy maid remembers life in Abbots Langley and at the Ovaltine farm, where her father was manager of the dairy farm.
Eileen Dormer:
Grew up in Tanners Hill and experiencing World War II in Abbots Langley.
Sheila Gorman:
Grew up in Bedmond and shares her memories of Bedmond, the Ovaltine factory and the Rudolf Steiner school.
Tony Manning:
Remembers the winter of 1962.
Ron Day:
Discusses growing up in Marlin Square, going to Abbots Langley school. His father was a chimneysweep and on maintenance staff at Leavesden Hospital. Undertaking a plumbing apprenticeship at the Building Research Station, local Fire Brigade.
Joan Ginger:
Née Creasy. Her family ran the bakery in Marlin Square and she shares her memories of growing up in Abbots Langley, projecting films for children, putting on shows and the bowls club. Creasy Close is named after her family.

Published in December 2011 by the Abbots Langley Local History Society. 60 pages, including 22 photographs.

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