LLHG Publications

LLHG Publications

Lemsford Local History Group has produced 5 publications and a Historc Map which are on sale to the public. The A5 booklets ranging in price from £2-00 to £2-50, & £1 for the Map help to finance our group to continue our work.

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Jeremy’s walk through Cromer Hyde. Price £2.00

Jeremy Summers was born in Welwyn Garden City and moved to Cromer Hyde in 1986. He was Chairman of Lemsford Local History Group from 2002 to 2007 and led the members on a walk through Cromer Hyde on Saturday, January 3 2003. This booklet describes that walk. Starting at the Crooked Chimney in Lower Cromer Hyde, follow the walk through middle Cromer Hyde to Upper Cromer Hyde, and find out the history of the area.

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Lemsford Village History. Some notes about the Village pubs, past and present.Price £2.50.

his publication written by S.F. Borrie with help from Lemsford Local History Group, records all the pubs in the Lemsford area past and present. Learn the history of the pubs we know, The Crooked Chimney, The Long Arm and Short Arm, The Sun, The Wagon & Horses, Bull(now the East) Waggoners and Red Lion. You will also learn of the pubs that no longer exist, The Lamb, Roebuck , The Angel and The Horse and Jockey. This booklet is a great read to enjoy over a pint.

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St John the Evangelist, Lemsford Memorial Inscriptions.Price £2.50

he memorial records of St John the Evangelist church of Lemsford transcribed by members of LLHG, with illustration by Merle Hards This booklet could provide you with a record of your families memorial at St Johns. The index will help you find your ancestors from the Airey's to the Young's. If you have relatives you are looking for in the parish of Lemsford and believe they are buried in the Lemsford churchyard, this booklet will provide you with confirmation as well as the inscription. Includes a plan of the church and graveyard and a list of service men and women on the war memorial

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Brocket Hall & Park. Price £2.50

Brocket Hall, a Grade I Listed red brick Georgian mansion, lies in a beautiful landscaped park: for the most part in the parish of Lemsford plus a small section in the parish of Ayot St. Peter. The River Lea, which runs through the park on its way from Leagrave near Luton via Hertford to join the River Thames at Bow, has been dammed to form the lake known as the Broadwater. The complete guide to Brocket Hall

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Lemsford Village. Valley Road Corner to Brocket Corner.Price £2.50

In 1957 the road running from Valley Road Corner to Brocket Corner was renamed Lemsford Village and the houses were given numbers. The road used to be known as Lemsford Mill Lane and the village as Lemsford Mills. The Mill, the most important building in the village, had been grinding corn certainly since the 12th century and possibly even before the Norman Conquest.A tour through Lemsford Village.

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Lemsford Parish Historic Map.Price £1.

Lemsford Local History Group Have produced a Historical Map of the parish of Lemsford. Full colour, double sided and full of interesting facts about Lemsford parish , past and present.

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To purchase the booklet

To purchase the booklet of your choice please Email info@lemsfordhistory.co.uk with your order. If you are in or around the village we will deliver to you free of charge. Further a field we will send it by post, adding £1 to the cost of the book for Postage and packaging for all orders in the U.K. Mainland. Overseas postage charges calculated on request.

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Our Fees

Our annual Membership fees are £10 Please note Members only for Lunches & Quiz. Guests welcome for all other meetings and Events

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