Category Archives: History

History of Waltham Chase

Fern Cottage

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In 1991/2 we lost a cottage on Winchester Road opposite the Black Dog. The cottage was at right angles to the main road set back along a small track.  You can see it marked on the map image below. There … Continue reading

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New historic maps of Waltham Chase

We now have access to 2 more historic maps of Waltham Chase:- with the kind permission of   the  OS Plan 1:2,500 1964-1966 map of Waltham Chase  and  OS Plan 1:10,5600 1910-1911 map of Waltham Chase.  These and all the … Continue reading

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Clubhouse Lane then and now.

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Clubhouse Lane when it was just a lane. The Smith family outside of the Clubhouse; Harriet, Marjorie, Bill, Fred.  Alongside the image today on a hot sunny day in July 2018.  Sadly the beautiful flint wall has gone but we … Continue reading

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Bowers Motorcycle repairs

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Thank you Dianne & Sue, thanks to you we have our answer. This is the extract from Sue Rogers document  ‘How I remember Waltham Chase about 60 years ago years ago’ : “ the two cottages that are still there … Continue reading

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Housing Developments in Waltham Chase

In an effort to document the housing developments in Waltham Chase over the decades this map was produced. You can click on an area and see the number of houses built and the developer in some cases. ‘Mouse over’ and … Continue reading

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Memory Lane

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