Kings Langley
Kings Langley
Local History & Museum Society
Kings Langley


Recent Updates

March 2017

Postcard photographs

March 2014

An advertisement for Coombe Hill School (1912)

November 2013

Memories of Kings Langley by Peter Ward Part 2

October 2013

Memories of Kings Langley by Peter Ward Part 1

May 2013

The Story of Rucklers Lane Village Hall

April 2013

Condition of Roads -addition to this page. Excerpt from 'Prelude and Fugue'

March 2013

Call the (Village) Midwife
Nurse Lucy Flora Weedon

February 2013

Dr James Fisher -A Tribute

January 2013

Geoffrey Stone - A Tribute

December 2012

The Police Bungalow

November 2012

PC Stone An appreciation

October 2012

Flora and Local History: a book review  related to a local canal walk by John Prime

September 2012

The hamlet called Doolittle

August 2012

Britain from Above

Home Park Mills (1926)
Shendish Manor (1927)
Ovaltine (1927/1928)
Apsley Paper Mills (1930)

An important new Society publication.

Who Was Who in Kings Langley Parish Church: Stories that reflect the history of the village.
By Alan Penwarden

Please see Publications Page

July 2012

Whatever became of Snatchup/s End?

June 2012

John Dickinson and Papermaking in the Parish

Also links to films of

"LUCK - Sixty ton engine plunges over bridge at midnight but driver & fireman uninjured!!" 1922

Four fold train crash near Kings langley in 1935


Previous updates


The Vestry Versus the Vicar. An account of sensational events in 1845 Kings Langley

Church and Chapel in mid 19th century Kings Langley. Surveys from 1847 and 1851.

A review of the book “RISING ’44" and the Barnes Lodge connection

Now on You Tube Keith Johnson has lived in Kings Langley all his life. This video includes some of his memories of growing up in the 1940s and 50s

When the Inspector called.....
Verbatim accounts of youth working conditions in local Paper Mills in 1841 and 1864

Now on You Tube
VE Day celebrations in Kings Langley

Home Park Paper Mill at Kings Langley
by Alan Penwarden. Published by Apsley Paper Trail and available from Kings Langley Local History & Museum Society outlets.
Please see Publications Page.

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