Guided Village & Town Walks

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The final walk of the year was led by Nicholas Maddex, Chairman of the Codicote Local History Society.  The group met at the former village green and fairground and were shown many buildings and to

 In August twenty members were given a very interesting tour of Hinxworth by long time resident Simon Marlow.

Did you know that Lemsford, a village of 120 dwellings and 2 pubs, lies astride the old Great North road and at an important ford in Roman times?

A group of 22 of us went on this Sunday afternoon 2 mile walk round Potton. George Howe, chairman of the Local History Society was on hand to take us round. He proved to be an enthusiastic and entertaining guide with an encyclopaedic knowledge of Potton, its history, buildings and residents.

Our guide for this walk on Friday 15 July was Margaret Ashby, who is the author of several books on the history of Stevenage and Hertfordshire, and a lecturer on Local History for the University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education.  

Our guide for this walk on Sunday 8 May was long time resident and former Town Councillor, Eddie Plume

 The walk in Royston in June was very ably led by town historian F. John Smith.


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