Kings Langley
Kings Langley
Local History & Museum Society
Kings Langley

 

History

The History Story page provides a narrative with the headlines of main events in our local history with links.

The table below, arranged thematically, includes these page links but also indicates additional topics that are not mentioned in the summary.

Subjects marked with a speaker include an audio clip.

Agriculture, Industry and Occupations
Tooveys Mill speaker
Ovaltine Factory
Home Park Paper Mill
When the Inspector called (Verbatim accounts of youth working conditions in local Paper Mills in 1841 and 1864)

Areas of the Parish and adjoining areas

Britain from Above
Home Park Mills (1926)
Shendish Manor (1927)
Ovaltine (1927/1928)
Apsley Paper Mills (1930)
Whatever became of Snatchup/s End?
Doolittle


Canal
Canal
Flora and local history

Buildings
Barnes Lodge
Police Bungalow

Memories of Kings Langley by Peter Ward Pt1
Memories of Kings Langley by Peter Ward Pt2

Village School Buildings

Churches
Parish Church (the building)
Church and Chapel in mid 19th century Kings Langley

Palace and Priory
Palace
Priory

Schools
Education (general survey)

Village School Buildings
Coombe Hill School

Railway
Railway

Roads
Roads
Condition of Roads speaker

Roman Villa
Roman Villa

Village Social Activities
May Day speaker
Rucklers Lane Village Hall

Village People
Christopher Cox V.C.
Christopher Cox Artifacts
Geoffrey Stone
The Dr Fishers
Frank Davies
Jack Scott speaker
John Dickinson
Keith Johnson (YouTube Link)
Nurse Weedon
PC Stone
Rev'd J.W.Butt The Vestry versus the Vicar

World War 1
Back to the Front

World War 2
“RISING ’44 and the Barnes Lodge connection
VE Day celebrations in Kings Langley (You Tube Link)