Abbots Langley Local History Society    

Journal 52

Welcome to the Abbots Langley Local History Society. Abbots Langley is a village in Hertfordshire, England, situated between Watford and Hemel Hempstead, and close to St Albans. The Society was formed in 1994 and our web site was created in February 2000. These pages give an insight into the functions of the Society and we would be delighted to hear from anyone with an interest in Abbots Langley's history. Please feel free to send an e-mail.

What do YOU know
about Abbots Langley?
Archive Event

Archive Event poster
Self-guided history walks

Journal Index

Updated 23rd June 2020

The Journal Index is available as a downloadable Excel spreadsheet.

Click here for Journal Index download page

or click the Journal image on the top right.

25th Anniversary Parish History Walk led by Maureen Finerty - click photo for more

11th August 2019. Photo: Mike Quinton
25th Anniversary Summer Exhibition - click photo for more

27th July 2019. Photo: Trevor Baker
Carnival 2019 Treasure Hunt - click photo for solution and more carnival photos
Carnival 2019 treasure hunt
Trevor Foulkes announces the winners. Photo: Trevor Baker
Celebrating 25 years - click photo for more
Celebrating 25 years
Photo: Mike Quinton

25 Years Celebration
Photo: Mike Quinton
Back to the Front Great War Exhibition
St Lawrence Church, November 2018

Back to the Front Great War Exhibition
Photo: Roger Yapp
The Hendersons - Exhibition, 26th July 2018
The Hendersons - Exhibition
Photo: Trevor Baker
Abbots Langley War Memorial

Back to the Front

Abbots Langley Men of
the Great War


Abbots Road House Names

Visit our Projects page to view the results of the research project to correlate house names in 1911 with those of today.


Tithe Map

Visit our Projects page to view the Tithe Map and Award

The History of St Lawrence Church
Treasure Trail Walk
Click photo for winner and solution
COVID Diaries poster

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies (HALS)

Information on local history research, family history research, the archives, events and workshops...


Video and photo links of
Leavesden Heritage Day
9th July 2016

Elstree Film Design Ltd

Three Rivers District Council: short version including Chairman

Three Rivers Museum: full version

Flickr Photos



Further to Chris Scivyer's talk in April 2016, read his paper on The final Flight of Boeing B17G Flying Fortress 42-107055 Choo-Z-Suzy 28th December 1944

A Concise History of Abbots Langley
Not Just a List of Names

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The Henderson Legacy

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Lettuces and Letters

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Abbots Langley
Reminiscences 3

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Abbots Langley
Reminiscences 2

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Abbots Langley
Reminiscences 1

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Memories of Chiswell Green Memories of
Chiswell Green

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St Lawrence Pictorial Guide
 Leavesden Aerodrome



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