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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 http://www.old-maps.co.uk   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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New roads in Waltham Chase


The new Linden Homes estate that was known as Hunters Green is now officially named as ‘Sandy Hill Close’. The ‘old’ Jhansi farm Southcott homes estate that was known as the Brook is now officially named  ‘Popes Stile’.  Also off … 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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1939 Register of Waltham Chase


I have transcribed much of the 1939 register for Waltham Chase – this task is ongoing.  I now have the detailed entries and I am transcribing these slowly.  These entries include occupations and other members of the household who are … 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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