Posts Tagged: St Peters School

Born and bred in St Albans – Jennifer Taylor

Jennifer was born in the centre of St Albans,  St Peter’s Street, in 1946. Her parents had a ladies fashion shop on the Peahen corner and she went to school in Holywell Hill. She now lives in De Tany Court… More about ‘Born and bred in St Albans – Jennifer Taylor’»

North Western Hotel – Grant Peerless

Grant Peerless spent the first eleven years of his life living in the North Western Hotel in Holywell Hill. His grandfather took over the licence of the pub in 1924 and the family worked there until 1959. Grant shares his memories of what… More about ‘North Western Hotel – Grant Peerless’»

Early memories of Sopwell – Betty Cox and Winnie Jeffs

Betty Cox was born in Prospect Road in 1931. She and her friend, Winnie Jeffs, born in Fleetville in 1917, talk about what they can recall about the area around Cottonmill Lane. Betty went to St Peter’s school, the carpenter’s… More about ‘Early memories of Sopwell – Betty Cox and Winnie Jeffs’»