• Welcome to Lemsford Local History Group
  • Serving Lemsford Village, Stanborough Cromer Hyde & Brocket Hall

Welcome to LLHG

Your local History Group

The Lemsford Local History Group, formed in 2001, is interested in all aspects of the history and the people of this area - both ancient and modern. This site provides information on what’s on in the group, how to join and links to organisations in the Parish.

Events & news in the Parish

Post Covid: The group now meets for special lunches in local hostelries to catch up and discuss future projects. We spent 2022 celebrating our wonderful village school ‘St Johns’ which celebrated 150-year 1872 – 2022. This year we look forward to days out, lunches and walks and talks with an exhibition at this year’s Lemsford Fete in May

Open Church Day 20th July 2019 Learn More

Thw WW1 Dead of Lemsford Learn More

June July Parish Magazine Learn More

Church & Graveyard Tour Learn More

20th july 2019 - Open Day at Church & Graveyard Tour report Learn More

Next LLHG Meeting- Will be 4th July 2019 - lunch TBA Learn More

Lemsford Fete LLHG Display 2019 report Learn More

LLHG Meeting 23rd April 2019 in the annex 2-00 start Learn More

LLHG Meeting- 26th March 2019 in the annex 2-00 start Learn More

Walk & Talk around Ayot Learn More

Lemsford Local History Group were included in Pints of View #293 Feb/March 2019 edition with an article on The Bull at Stanborough.Learn More

The group were invited to the opening of an exhibition at the Mill Green Museum called ‘Cresta Couture’ the history of Cresta Silks. Learn More

Read about our last meeting at the Crooked Chimney Learn More

Read the latest edition of the Parish Magazine Learn More

Ayot wins Annual Local History Quiz - Learn More

Senior Residents Xmas Lunch great success - Learn More

Read the latest edition of the Parish Magazine Learn More

Our events and displays for September - November 2018 Learn More

Welcome to Ayot hisory Group- Learn More

Local resident Edna Stephens is helping to raise funds for the girls of the Altevette Project - Learn More

We also have a range of booklets for sale and can provide walks and talks.This website is for LLHG information and latest news to view our main website which contains our archives and images as well as articles and memories Click Here
Chairman Andy Chapman info@lemsfordhistory.co.uk

About LLHG

Are you interested in Local History and meeting like-minded people? Please see information below about how to join.

Latest News

Click below to find out our latest news on Lemsford Local History Group, which was formed in 2001, is interested in all aspects of the history and the people of this area - both ancient and modern. The group archives now include a significant number of photographs, documents and records. Please check out our website for more information. We have a full year of events as well as walks and talks. We are also affiliated with Welwyn & District Local History Society. Contact us at info@lemsfordhistory.co.uk for general information.

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Our programme of events is aimed at all comers. Whatever your interest, you are welcome to join us, either as a member and as a visitor to our meetings or events. We start the year in September with our AGM and have days out, lunches and our annual treasure hunt. Check out this years Lemsford fete Display To become a member view our ‘ Join Us’ page or Contact us on info@lemsfordhistory.co.uk

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Join Us

We are a small friendly group with a core membership of 15. The cost of a yearly membership is £10 which entitles you to attend all events and reduced entry rates on the quiz and our annual treasure hunt. Being a member will provide you with the opportunity to research any local historical interest you have in the Parish of Lemsford allowing access to archives and many years’ experience from fellow members

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Over the years we have existed, we have produce many booklets on various subjects in the Parish of Lemsford they include: Jeremy’s walk through Cromer Hyde, Lemsford Village History. Some notes about the village pubs, past and present, St John the Evangelist, Lemsford Memorial Inscriptions, Brocket Hall & Gardens and Lemsford village, Valley Road Corner to Brocket Corner. We have a Parish Historic Map, priced £1.

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LLHG Friends & associations

LLHG works within the parish of Lemsford

LLHG works within the parish of Lemsford, serving Lemsford Village, Stanborough, Cromer Hyde and Brocket Hall. We have made many friends including our neighbouring history groups Ayot, Welwyn and HJ Brown Memories of Cromer Hyde. We also have associations with St John’s Church Lemsford, Brocket Hall and the Brocket Babies and Lemsford Seniors and fully support the Lemsford Fete with our annual display
Andy Chapman or TBATBA