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North Mymms Pictures From The Past

Chapter Three - North Mymms Park

The Octagon Lodge c.1914 Octagon Lodge c.1982
The Octagon Lodge, North Mymms Park. When visitors rang the bell, the gates were opened by operating a large hand-wheel located in the lodge, c.1914.
Octagon Lodge, North Mymms Park c.1982
North Mymms Park St. Mary's Church
North Mymms Park c.1902
Aerial view of St. Mary's Church North Mymms c.1930.
High flood at North Mymms Park Hockey Lane
High flood at North Mymms Park after deep snow Christmas 1927.
Hockey Lane built for military use during World War II and used for medical staff at North Mymms Park Hospital.
North Mymms Cricket Club 1905 North Mymms Cricket Club Colts 1926
North Mymms Cricket Club 1905. Back Row: A.Marsden, C.Canham, W.Smith, H.Nash, J.Capes, H.Mathews, W.Aslett. Front Row: F.Nash, S.Nash, H.Good, B.Rogers, B.Smith, C.Wheeler.
North Mymms Cricket Club Colts 1926, Back Row: D.Barber, H.Nash, W.Marlborough, H.Childs, - S.Diley. Front Row: J.Archer, W.Mardell, E.Saltmarsh, J.Nash, Tyler, J.Denchfield.
St Mary's Church Choir 1920 Bell Ringers at St Mary's Church c.1914
St Mary's Church Choir 1920. Rev. C.Gordon Ward (1911-1930) and F.C.Waller LRAM.
Bell Ringers at St Mary's Church c.1914. Back Row: J.Dell, A.Groom, J.Messey, J.Day. Front Row: R.Perry, G.Spencer, C.Nash.
St Mary's Church North Mymms St Mary's Church North Mymms, removing the spire/spike in 1953. Because many county churches had tall spires, this became known as the 'Hertfordshire Spike'.

North Mymms Pictures From The Past - Index
Chapter One - Welham Green
Chapter Two - Transport
Chapter Three - North Mymms Park
Chapter Four- Water End
Chapter Five - Public Houses
Chapter Six - Brookmans Park
Chapter Seven - Landmarks
Chapter Eight - Little Heath
Chapter Nine - Farming
Chapter Ten - Bell Bar
Chapter Eleven - People of North Mymms
Chapter Twelve - Marshmoor

Note: ‘North Mymms Pictures From The Past’ is a collection of more than 100 old photographs compiled by the North Mymms Local History Society and published in a new book in October 2002. The society says it is indebted to the following for the use of their photographs. The late Hugh Baddeley and Joan Baddeley, Lilian Caras, the late Pat Clarke, the late Dick and Dorothy Colville, Paul Jiggens, Bill Killick, Ron Kingdon, Joan Knight, Frank H. Meads, Bill Nott, the late George Knott, Margaret A Palmer, Colling Turner, Ron Warner, Ken Wright and the North Mymms Cricket Club. The 62-page book was sold out six weeks after being published.

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