A History of Preston

in Hertfordshire

Preston People

1952 - 1985  Part Two

Butchers Lane

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Wilderness

Ivajoy aka The Willows

Pentlands

Little Kendals aka Holly Tree      House

Lang Cliffe

Pencroft

Bymead

Dinsley House

Latchetts

Butchers Lane

Church Lane

Ivajoy aka The Willows

1959 - Ivan H and Joyce M Myall (not there in 1980)

1979 - September. Kenneth Stark

1980 - Kenneth G and Pamela A Stark. There in 1985.

 

Pentlands

 

1959 - Peter and Joan PA Fallowfield (joined by Adrian J Fallowfield by 1964 who was not there in 1969) Peter and Joan there in 1985.

 

Little Kendals aka Holly Tree House

 

1959 - John C and Marion Clayden (not there in 1964)

1964 - Arthur GV, Ida I, Maureen F and Valerie M Haynes (Maureen and Valerie not there in 1969; the other                   Haynes not present by 1980)

1977 - September. Anthony Charles Sands

1980 - Matthew L and Ruth M Gardiner. (There in 1985.)

 

Lang Cliffe (probably aka Rosehill)

 

1958 - September, Neville and Rose Eastman

                (At Rosehill. Not there in 1964)

1964 - Malcolm IG and Nancy I MacPherson.

                There in 1985.

 

Pencroft

 

1956 - William T and Ivy Major (joined by Janet by 1964)                  (Majors not there in 1969)

1967 - September. John Travis

1969 - John R and Joan Travis; joined by Kim Travis by                  1980. Not there in 1985.

1985 - Keith S and Caroline A Beschi.

 

Bymead

 

1956 - Francis W, Maud and Mary R Hammond (Maud            not there in 1980; joined by Lucy Hammond by            1980. Only Francis and Mary there in 1985.)

 

Sligachan aka Dinsley House and Leahurst

 

1956 - N Farrow  and Fred H Farrow (Joined            by Charles E Farrow by 1964. Farrows            not there in 1969)

1969 - John A and Margaret S Alderson (Not

           there in 1980)

1980 - Brian J, Peter C, Simon R and Doreen            G Lapthorne. (Peter not there by 1985)

Latchetts

 

1959 - John and Margaret Wilson (Not there in 1964)

1964 - Douglas FA and Joan E Orchard (Not there in            1980)

1980 - John, James P and Nancy P Coleman-Smith.

           (All there in 1985)

 

Hitchin Road

 

 

 

 

Wain Wood Cottage

1954 – Philip D, Roger J, Betty E, Ann (Ann not there in 1956) and Ethel M Middleditch (joined By Derek             Middleditch in 1959; he was not there in 1964. Philip and Betty had moved to Holly Cottages by 1969)

1969 – Noreen Churchman, Anthony JH Ward and Donald W Macleary (Noreen not there in 1980; Anthony

            and Donald joined by Evelyn E Powell)

1985 - Alan Heaton, Donald W McCleary and Anthony JH Ward there in 1985.

 

The Cottage

1952 – Henry G Mackintosh

(Note: part of Princess Helena College)

Princess Helena College and associated homes

 

An annual Princess Helena College garden party

Princess Helena College

 

1952 - Dorothy M Athoe (Not there in 1956)

           Norah Bolingbroke (Not there in 1959)

           Lois M Bower (Not there in 1956)

           Barbara M Bunch (Not there in 1959)

           Bridget E Carrick (Not there in 1959)

           Celia M Cotes (Not there in 1954)

           Inez B Cottle (Not there in 1959)

           Gwyneth M Dolley (Not there in 1954)

           Jessie Hardy (Not there in 1954)

           Mary Hayward-Browne (Not there in 1964)

           Nancy Hood Not there in 1959)

           Edeltraut DM Insel (Not there in 1969)

           Mary E Ladle (Not there in 1956)

           Dorothy O and Ethelbert Mackintosh

           Phyllis Mary Mowle (Not there in 1954)

           Vyvyan A Prain (Not there in 1959)

           Katherine Richards (Not there in 1959)

           Mabel P West (Not there in 1959)

           Leonard and Jane E Wilkinson (Not there in 1959)

           Cynthia MG Wilton (Not there in 1964)

           Alison J Wooldridge (Not there in 1969)

1954 - Fleure O Dorey (Not there in 1980)

           Doris A Fowler (Not there in 1956)

           Doreen E Pim (Not there in 1959)

           Alice M Poole (Not there in 1964)

           Ethel L Robertson (Not there in 1956)

1956 - Sheila M Freer (Not there in 1959)

          Barbara M Gray (Not there in 1959)

          Eleanor Russell (Not there in 1959)

          Joan M Tudor-Jones (Not there in 1964)

          Helen F Wooldridge (Not there in 1964)

1959 - Sally D Bishop (Not there in 1964)

          Barbara A Bollingbroke (Not there in 1964)

          Lewis E and Evelyn M Chapman (Not there in 1964)

          Susan R Brassey-Edwards (Not there in 1964)

          Mary Gooderham (Not there in 1964)

          Joyce Morton (Not there in 1964)

          Vera M Noott (Not there in 1964)

          Jessie E Proctor (Not there in 1964)

          Sibylla G Thickness (Not there in 1964)

           Margaret J Wrigglesworth (Not there in 1964)

1964 -Charles and Irene E and Margaret Burns (Irene

                    Burns not there in 1969)

         Alice Dunn (Not there in 1969)

         Charles T and Mary Middleton (Not there in 1980)

         Hilda E Minton (Not there in 1969)

         Susan M Shannon (Not there in 1969)

         Cathleen J Stratford (Not there in 1980)

         Anne MY Williams (Not there in 1969)

         Judith O Young (Not there in 1969)

 

 

1969 - Wendy A Barnes (Not there in 1980)

           Christine R Benson (Not there in 1980)

           Ellen Goodman (Not there in 1980)

           Elizabeth Green (Not there in 1980)

           Mary Grose (Not there in 1980)

           Ethel J Mahon (Not there in 1980)

           Cathleen J Straford (Not there in 1980)

1980 -  Victoria Belcher (Not there in 1985)

           Christine T Bergin

           Elaine YY Cheung

           Donald and Anna Clarke. (There in 1985                     with Ruth Clarke.)

           Jacqueline AC Davies

           Oluyomi A Durosaro

           Jane Fitzmaurice (Not there in 1985)

           Caroline E Follington (Not there in 1985)

           Caroline Gough (Not there in 1985)

           Beverley Jackson (Not there in 1985)

           Diana J Kennett (Not there in 1985)

           Emma G MacDonald (Not there in 1985)

           Carol A MacTavish (Not there in 1985)

           Janina L Mayne (Not there in 1985)

           Nicola J McHugh (Not there in 1985)

           Nafisa E Mohamed (Not there in 1985)

           Jacqueline Mudie (Not there in 1985)

           Joanna E Norton (Not there in 1985)

           Jane M Palmer (Not there in 1985)

           San K Pang (Not there in 1985)

           Elizabeth A Pearce (Not there in 1985)

           Gladys M Piggott (Not there in 1985)

           Barbara Revell (Not there in 1985)

           Jane Richardson (Not there in 1985)

           Sara A Simmonds (Not there in 1985)

           Yewande I Sovode (Not there in 1985)

           Sarah JK Wheeler (Not there in 1985)

           Alison Wood (Not there in 1985)

           Pui S Yeong (Not there in 1985)

1985 - Caroline Chatwell   

           Alison R Cratchley

           Linda Gilmour

           Nicola Harbach

           Deborah J Hardman

           Kerry N Harte

           Emma K Hutchinson

           Emma J Lennon

           Sarah L Miles

           Sarah J Milligan

           Clare Milling

           Tina O’Neill

           Lucinda F Orr

           Honor M Quinlan

           Victoria M Reid

           Mary I Sullivan            

 

Temple Dinsley Lodge No 1

1954 - William and Fanny Neve

1959 - Alfred J and Gladys L Wilsher (Not there in 1964)

1964 - Leonard and Rosamund J Spencer with Paul N Hendry (All not there in 1969)

1969 - David I and Irene E Walker. (There in 1985)

 

Temple Dinsley Lodge No 2

1954 - Ernest J and Nellie V Smith (Nellie not there in 1959, nor Ernest in 1964)

1964 - Francis F and Thomasina Cole (not there in 1969)

1969 - Raymond and Gilian M Labdon

 

The Lodge

1962 - September. Stanley Leggett

 

Temple Dinsley Gardens aka The Boothy

1954 - Charles J and Edith M Marshall

 

Preston Green (including the North side of Church Lane)

 

Red Lion

1952 - Alfred, Kate and Audrey J Massey (Not there by 1969; moved to Cheldene, Kings Walden Road)

1954 - Arthur J Chennery (Not in 1956)

1969 - Godfrey M and Lilian King (Lilian died; Godfrey remarried Nita L King by 1980. Not there in 1985)

1984 - January. Hart

 

Kenwood Cottage

1952 - William C and Elizabeth Evelyn Palmer (joined by Felicity J Palmer by 1980). William and Elizabeth

           there in 1985.

Laburnum Lodge

1952 - George W and Bertha E Nash (Bertha not there by 1969) and Annie C Peters (Not there in 1980)

1969 - George W Nash (Not there by 1980)

1977 - January. George Richard Sharp

1980 - Anthony and Anne E Field with Jennifer L Relph. (Not there in 1985).

1985 - Lindsay R and Carol M Baines

 

 

 

The Laburnums

1952 - David FG and Elizabeth J Sadler (Moved to Drift                  Acres by 1954)

1954 - Stewart and Rosemary E McConville (Joined by J                 John S McConville by 1969; who was not in                 Preston in 1980. Stewart and Rosemary had                 moved to St Martins Field by 1980)

1980 - Richard T and Victoria A Sowerby. (There in 1985)

West Green (probably aka Wild Green in 1959)

1959 - David FG and Elizabeth J Sadler (Moved from Drift Acres. Not there in 1964)

1964 - Donald and Faith Bennion Browne (Not there in 1969)

1969 - Dennis F and Maragaret L Waller (Not there in 1980)

1980 - Hal and Catherine V Yarrow. (Both there in 1985)

 

Drift Acres

1954 - David F and Elizabeth Sadler. (Had moved to Wind Green by 1959 – see above)

1959 - Douglas, Eileen J and Florence J Milner. (Eileen not there in 1969)

1980 - Douglas and Florence J Milner. (Not there in 1985)

1983 - September Bradly-Russell

1985 - Michael A and Jayne Bradly-Russell.

 

Caravan at Drift Acres

1956 - Emlyn M and June Cooke (Had moved to The Hollies, Kings Walden Road by 1964)

 

Applegarth

1980 - Frank J and Marjorie Pugh with Louis Harris. Frank and Marjorie only there in 1985.

 

Fig Tree Cottage

1952 - Ernest F and Florence M Cannon

1964 - Ernest and Doris Cannon (Not there in 1969)

1969 - Frank J and Marjorie Pugh (not there in 1980 – moved to Applegarth)

1980 - Leonard C and Winifred J Payne. (Not there in 1985)

1985 - David B, Ronald B and Christine S Cull.

 

Caravan by Fig Tree Cottage

1969 - David Thomas (Had moved from a caravan by Red Roofs he inhabited in 1964)

 

Vine Cottage

1952 – Margaret E Worthington (Not there in 1964) and William Vincent and Rose Margaret Irene Stanley (William W Stanley there by 1969, but not by 1980). William V and Rose there in 1985.

 

Preston House

1952 – Frederick B, Charles J and Audrey W Geidt (Not there in 1980)

1980 – Malcolm G and Patricia M Blaza. (Both there in 1985)

 

Church Lane aka Kings Walden Road

 

St Martin

St Martins Place

The Old |Forge

Wedelee

Netherwood

Cheldene

Wildwood

The Hollies

Highways

St Martins House

Westleigh

Woodend

Thurlaston

Aysgarth

Lychgate House

Fairways

Preston

Green

Butchers

Lane

Church Lane

Wedelee

1980 - Peter G and Mary ML Richardson. Not there in 1985.

1985 - John C and June Baker

 

The Old Forge

1952 - Hugh and Sybil Whitmore (Joined by Michael J in 1964. Whitmores not there by 1969)

1954 - John A and Julia M Brangwin (There also in 1959; but not in 1969)

1969 - James F and Audrey A Adams (Not there in 1980)

1980 - Michael J and Susan Kellard. (Had moved to Kiln Wood Cottage by 1985)

1985 - Gordon MB and Mary L Nixon

 

Fairways

1980 - Philip M, John R, Kathleen C Trost and Judith A Darking. The Trosts were there in 1985.

 

Lychgate House

1978 - January. Richard Blockley

1980 - Richard M and Dianne E Blockley. (Both there in 1985)

 

Aysgarth

1985 - Martin JA, Damian RV, Merilyn R and Lisa D Raffell

 

Westleigh

1952 -John A Ethel M (not in 1956) and Dorothy E Raffell.

1959 - John A, Victor H and Dorothy E Raffell (joined by Martin JA Raffell by 1964; not present by 1969)

               (Joined by Peter N Raffell by 1969) (Victor Raffell not present in 1969. In 1980, John A, Victor M and

               Dorothy E Raffell present)

1985 - John and Dorothy Raffell

 

Thurlaston

1967 - Built by Robert Sunderland

1980 - Colin M and Margaret Cashin. (Joined by Colin H and Helen M Cashin by 1985)

 

Built before 1950

Built between 1952 and 1985

Built after 1985

St Martin’s Place

1952 - Ephraim and Elizabeth Webb (Not there in 1969)

1969 - Arthur H and Dorothy Gainsford

1980 - Arthur W, Valerie S and Marie Gainsford and Walter P Steele

1985 - Walter Steele and Marie Gainsford

 

The New Cottage aka Netherwood today

1980 - Iris N Simonds. (There in 1985)

 

Cheldene

1969 - Alfred J and Audrey Massey

          (Not there in 1980)

1985 - David L and Joyce C Dewbery

 

St Martins House aka Durdhams

1959 - Alfred J and Norah M Vaughan)

1964 - Caroline AW Geidt (Not there in 1976)

1976 - September. Robert Young

1980 - Robert GM and Mary CM Young. (Joined by Richard FM Young by 1985)

 

Highways

1959 - Theodore and Margaret M Horrocks (Not there in 1964)

1964 - Sydney and Dorothy Humphreys (Joined by Wendy R by 1969, who was not present by 1980. Sydney

               and Dorothy there in 1985)

 

The Hollies

1959 - Harold A and Alma Hollingsworth (Not there in 1964)

1964 - Emlyn M and June Cooke

1969 - William H and Ethel R White

1985 - Emlyn M, June and Alasdair JM Cooke with Ethel R White

 

Wildwood aka No 4

1959 - Bernard J and Jean O Groom (Not there in 1964)

1963 – March William Daly

1964 - William P and  June D Daly (joined by Simon P and Susan J Daly in 1969, who were not present in

           1980. William and June only there in 1985)

 

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Rose Cottage

1952 - Frederick O and Eva C Blanchard (Not there in 1985)

1985 - Elizabeth Hunter

The Wilderness

1952 - Frank T and Lucy K Sunderland (Frank not there by 1959,

               nor Lucy by 1964)

1952 - David Thomas and Kathleen Davis

1964 - Thomas D and Marie E Guilbert (not there in 1969)

1969 - Ian P, Philip R and Peggy Darby (Not there in 1985)

1980 - James G and Marian G Litterick. (There in 1985)

The Chequers

1951 - Frank, Margaret and Maud Harper. (There in 1954)

1956 - Albert S and Gladys Hooper (not there in 1959)

1959 - Charles F and Lilian M Ball (not there in 1964)

1964 - Thomas B and Phyllis J Daltry (not there in 1969)

1969 - John H, Barbara J, and Susan G Cooper (not there in 1980)

1980 - Brian W and Gillian Waters. (Joined by Andrew MW, Richard B and James R Waters by 1985)

Spindle Cottage

1954 - Elsie M Smith (Not there in 1975)

1975 - September. John Charles Cook (Not there in 1980)

1980 - Isabel J Hunter. (There in 1985).