The Museum Project
HALS (Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies). Our considerable and growing list of publications includes leaflets, booklets and books.The Local History & Museum Society has been actively collecting artefacts and documents concerning Kings Langley and Chipperfield for over 40 years. It has built up an impressive collection including many reports transcribed from originals in
The Society owns a vast collection of photographs and has access to many more. Our collection is housed in the Library where it is accessible to the public by arrangement.
A further collection of artefacts is stored at the Dacorum Heritage Trust (DHT) Store at Berkhamsted. The Society is a founder member of DHT, which is the Museum Authority for the Dacorum area.
Kings Langley Local History and Museum Society is committed to establishing a museum in the district. This is to display its collection of artefacts and also the significant Ovaltine archive, in an attractive manner accessible to the public. The Society is in the process of raising funds to achieve this. The Society would be pleased to hear of any local premises which may be available and suitable for a museum.
A group of archivists meet in the village library on Wednesday mornings between 10.00 and 12.30 to research and index local heritage documents
The emblem of this Society (right and left of top banner) shows a representation of the royal castle with a falcon. The falcon derives from a graffiti carving salvaged from the royal palace wine cellar.