The Society's collection of the memories and reminiscences of Wheathampstead residents come from four main sources:

1. Edited transcripts of interviews carried out by Lady Daphne Grierson in 1956. The elderly respondents recall life in Wheathampstead in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Click here.

2. Essays and articles of varying lengths written for Brian Joyce's website in the early 2000s. Click here.

3. Transcripts of interviews carried out by members of the Society from the 1970s to the present day. These are listed below. 

4. Transcripts of interviews recorded by Amy Coburn in 1976 and 1977. We are working on these and adding them to this list as they become ready.



Clare Abrahall                     Wheathampstead 1907 to 1914. High Street. Gustard Wood.

Rita Cobb                            Hatfield Road in the 1940s. Children's games.

Amy Coburn                       High Street and cottage life in the 1930s.

Amy Coburn                       World War 2 in Wheathampstead. Air raids. Home Guard.

Joyce Curry                        St Helen's School in the 1920s and 1930s.

Winifred Deans                   Wheathampstead 1920s to 1940s.

Ken Garrett                         Wheathampstead in the 1930s and 1940s, inc.Home Guard.

Robert Gregory                  Amwell. World War 2, V1. National Service. Teaching. 

Jack Hyde                           Wheathampstead 1920s to 1950s. Life story.

Richard Ivory                      St Helen's School during World War 2.

Dorothy Kok                        Wheathampstead 1920s to 1950s. St Helen's School.

Pam Latchford                    St Helen's School in the 1930s.

John Matthews                   Wheathampstead 1930s to 1970s. Church; farming; the Dump.

Mr Mayles                            Wheathampstead 1930s and 1940s. School. High Street.

Olive Norris                         The Folly in the 1930s and 1940s. School. Poaching.

Mena Pearce                       Village life pre-World War 1. George Wren. Church.

Alan Riddell                         Harry Riddell's saddlery.

Eric Seabrook                     Nicknames in the early 20th century.

Kay Sharpe                          Wheathampstead in 1943.

Dianne Taylor                      Evacuated to St Helen's School in 1940.

Dennis Toyer                       Wheathampstead 1940s and 1950s. Smithy. Rose Lane.

Annie Wren                         Childhood at Lamer House in the 1890s.  (Amy Coburn 1977)