SALHS Dig Contact us About us Membership Events

Stanstead Abbotts Local History Society

We hold a great library of information on stanstead Abbotts and Saint Margarets. We have stories of villagers, some famous and some not so famous.

We have a full (almost) history of the village back to the iron age. There are articles for those who want a light interesting read and more in-depth items for the serious historian. Even so all of our contributions are very easy to read and understand.

We have photos of the past and the present. You are welcome to peruse the site and if you can’t find what you want then please ask. We are only too pleased to help but we do request that if you wish to use any item from our site you ask permission from the appropriate contributor.

We also have a book on the village written by Ron Dale. Ron received an award for his book and deservedly so.

We also accept articles and photos on the village, if you would like to contribute please contact us.

Our Newsletters are being added and are available up to July 2020.

Click for access

Salhs Feb 2022 (3).wpp

Our Book

Saint James Church

Web site        https://www.stjamesoldchurch.org.uk

A LIST OF OUR SUBJECTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

For a quick list of material to be found on our site and a list of our contributors please click


Our media pages list all articles available in an order of submission. The search facility is very useful for pin-pointing subjects but not guaranteed to be 100%

If you would like to add something to our archive you are very welcome to do so. Personal memories of the village, photos or any other material is welcome. You do not have to be a historian either. Personal contributions form a large part of our history.

Ron Dale

President of SALHS

Died September 13th 2019

(Click for Eulogy)

OUR MEDIA

INDEX

OUR MEDIA INDEX

IS LISTED HERE

View Hit statistics

You can see our visitor details by clicking the link. If you then click left hand column “recent activity” followed by “visitor activity”  you can see where in the world they came from.

There is a hit counter at bottom left of this page. If you can’t see it your browser has a blocker that is stopping it.

visitors


The Earliest Mention of Stanstead Abbotts


By


R Bennett


Measuring Burgage Plots


By


R Bennett

Digging for our Village roots


Archives/Website update

March 2022


By


R (Dick) Dixon

VOLUNTEERS WANTED FOR LOCAL DIG.

 David Webster’s site in the village is due for re-development and permission has been granted for an archeological dig. Volunteers are required and experience is not required. If you would like to participate click below for more information.

Dig Information

The Hoddesdon Road, Stanstead St. Margarets


A Brief History

1780 to 1910


By Stuart Moye

Some of our latest additions


The Commons


By


Rob Bennett


The Indenture between

RICHARD BRAY of London (distiller)

and

JOHN ROWLEY of Stanstead Abbotts (malter)

1711