Sarratt Village Hall
Sarratt WD3 6AS
The Village Hall is next door to the Cricketers pub, and close to the crossroads between the Green/Dimmocks Lane and Church Lane/George V Way
Stephen Morrill, will talk to us about pubs local to the Sarratt area, past and present, giving us an insight into how their role in our communities has changed over the years.
Education in Sarratt
Society President Dawn Pitts will deliver the inaugural Pam Turner Memorial Lecture on Education in Sarratt. Pam was Chair of the Sarratt Local History Society for many years and prior to that a Headmistress at an east end secondary school. Join us in a celebration of Pam’s life and contribution to Sarratt Local History.
Dr Wendy Morrison is a Senior Associate Tutor for Archaeology at Oxford University researching Prehistoric Landscape Archaeology. She currently works for the Chilterns Conservation Board as Project Manager of the Beacons of the Past Hillforts project. Wendy will take us on a short archaeological walk in the Chess valley.
West Hertfordshire in the 18th and 19th centuries was home to a number of families who owned slave estates in the Caribbean. Brian Thomson will focus on four families and explore these local links with Britain’s colonial past.
Roger Yapp, Chairman of the Abbots Langley Local History Society will share his research on the role of the Polish Resistance, based in Kings Langley, during the second world war. Explaining the role they played in British intelligence.
Andrew York will update us on all the latest developments at Chiltern Open Air Museum.