West Watford History Group
The history and research of West Watford and its environs, Hertfordshire, with photos.
A list of events for your calendar
Around West Watford
Cardiff Road - Gallery One
Cassiobury Miniature Railway
Colne Valley Light Railway
Heritage Event 2017
New Memorial Cross at St. Michael's
Old Postcard Views & Photographs
Places of Worship
Poppies, Poetry & Peace
Sun Clock Tower
Watford - Croxley Branch Line
Watford Community Fair 2015
Watford General Hospital
West Watford Pubs
WW1 Exhibition - Heritage Weekend
WWCA 40th Anniversary
Watford in Lockdown
Watford In Lockdown
Below are a selection of photographs taken at the beginning of Lockdown in April 2020, a few of the town centre and a few around West Watford.
The Harry Potter Bus, supplied by Warner Bros Studios to transport NHS Staff between sites for free.
On a verge in Croxley View
Lynda Bullock, photo taken by Sue Shrimpton
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Rembrandt House in Whippendell Road is a locally listed Edwardian building from the early 1900s, once the Watford Speedometer and Magneto W...
St Michael and All Angels Heritage Week 2014
The following presentation was displayed in September 1914 at the Church of St Michael and All Angels in West Watford as part of the 2014 ...
Isolation Hospital Through the 18 th and up to the late 19 th century, if you were unfortunate enough to contract an infectious dise...
Brightwells Farm A History Brightwells Farm lies at the southern end of Vicarage Road, just over a mile from Watford and about a qu...
Watford and Balmers Glass Companies
Watford Glass Company The Watford Glass Co Ltd appears to have been in manufacturing from the late 1920's to the early 1990's....
Watford Workhouse Bricks
Watford Workhouse Bricks The building fronting Vicarage Road next to the football ground, formerly known as Shrodells, was initially...
A Brief History of West Watford
S.W. Hertfordshire from a map of 1610 West Watford - A Brief History Much has been researched and written about the town of Wa...
The Sun Clock Tower
The Sun Clock Tower, as it is known, is a former industrial pump house and clock tower located to the south of the junction of Ascot Road ...
A history of Victoria Schools in West Watford As the demand for land and houses in Watford grew, parcels of land came up for sale. Beginn...
Scouting in Watford
1st Watford South Scout Group (Countess of Clarendon’s Own) incorporating 82nd Watford South A History Scouting became popu...