4 Stanstead Bridge. Postcard & copyright date unknown but postmark dated Aug 27th. Stamp dates it to pre 1918. See next pic.....
5 The Bridge, Stanstead Abbotts. Also the rear of the Rose and Crown public house can be seen. the Pub closed in 1964. Postcard Charles Martin, No: 1475. Posted July 1908.
6 Stanstead Bridge. Postcard Frith and Co. Date unknown
7 Stanstead Bridge. Riverside Green has replaced the old paint factory. Photo 2006.
8 Willowthorpe Nursing home, specialising in care for the elderly. Willowthorpe opened in April 2005. Photo 2009.
9 Willowthorpe Nursing home, specialising in care for the elderly. Willowthorpe opened in April 2005. Photo 2009.
10 Flood water up to Willowthorpe fence. The towpath is under water. Feb 7th 2014.
11 Stanstead Bridge. March 2011
12 Stanstead Bridge Jan 2011
13 Flood water over the towpath. Feb 7th 2014.
14 High water and towpath flooded. Feb 7th 2014.
15 Stanstead Bridge looking towards Rye House. Date and publisher unknown.
16 Stanstead Bridge, towards Rye House. Photo 1980.
17 Past the worst but more rain to come. Feb 7th 2014
18 The River Lea, Stanstead Abbotts. This was taken before the dredging and banking was done. I suppose it needed doing for flood relief and boating but it was far more picturesque then. Photo 1975.
19 Stanstead Abbotts around 1970. The old Station Garage can be seen (now Lawrence Avenue), and the waste land by the river bank is now River Meads.
20 A good view of Stanstead Bridge and the green Photo 2008.
21 River Lea towards Rye House from Stanstead Bridge. Photo 2005.
22 River Lea towards Ware, Photo 2005
23 Riverside Cottages. Jan 2011
24 Riverside Cottages. Jan 2011
25 Feeding the ducks. Most people would stay indoors on a day like this but some fools. including me, were out and about! Photo 2009.
26 Stanstead Abbotts River festival. Photo June 2007.
27 Stanstead Abbotts River festival. Photo June 2007.
28 Stanstead Abbotts River festival. Photo June 2007.
29 Stanstead Lock. Photo 1991
30 The Broadwater above Stanstead Lock. 2011
31 Access from Stanstead Lock towards Amwell Lane. Jan 2011
32 Rear of the old Maltings, (River Meads). Jan 2011
33 Hardmeade Lock, for sale at £899,000 Photo 2008. (Still unsold May 2010 but price now £699,000).
34 Hardmeade Lock, Photo 2008.
35 River Lea towards Ware from Stanstead Abbotts Bridge. Postcard part of "The Vulcan" series by Stanstead Abbotts Post Office. Posted August 1925.
36 The towpath is a favourite place for exercise whether it's walking or cycling. Jan 2011
37 Long boats on the Lea. Photo 2006
38 River Lea from Hardmeade Lock towards Stanstead. Photo 2007.
39 Long boats on the Lea. Photo 2007.
40 Longboat near Stanstead Lock. Jan 2011
41 Towards Rye House. Jan 2011
42 Riverside Green Stanstead Abbotts. Photo 2006
43 Rivermeads from the river bank. Photo 2010.
44 Boat roof top garden. Jan 2011
45 Jolly Fisherman 1987. Yes the High Street is there but the low angle means you can't see it.
46 Jolly Fisherman, Stanstead Abbotts. Photo Dec 2005.
47 Jolly Fisherman, November 2011
48 Site of the old Station Garage, now Lawrence Avenue. Photo 1986
49 Station Road Cottages, Saint Margarets. Photo 2009.
50 Station Road Cottages, Saint Margarets. Photo 2009.
51 Station Road Cottages . Jan 2011
52 The High Street from Saint Margarets Station. Photo Dec 1990
53 High Street fom the level crossing. Date unknown. Station Garage on the right. Any details welcome. Postcard unmarked
54 St Margarets for Stanstead Abbotts and Buntingford line. June 1956.
55 St Margarets for Stanstead Abbotts and the old Buntingford line. Around 1956. Buntingford line closed in 1964.
56 St Margarets Station, and the Buntingford Line on left. Date unknown
57 He just missed the train, but I expect there will be another one soon! Photo March 2007
58 Siant Margarets station. Trains run from Hertford East to Liverpool Street, London. The branch line to Buntingford closed in 1964. Photo 2006.
59 Siant Margarets station. Trains run from Hertford East to Liverpool Street, London. The branch line to Buntingford closed in 1964. Photo 2006.
60 Saint Margarets Station. Photo 1987
61 Station Road, Saint Margarets. Photo 2009.
62 Station Road, Saint Margarets. Photo 2009.
63 St Margarets village sign. St Margarets is the smallest parish in England. The sign shows a steam loco "6810". The only reference I can find to this is the "6810 Blakemere Grange" built at Swindon in 1936. I'm not sure if that is correct, maybe somebody can help with this. Photo 2006
64 Traffic at the crossing. Franks garage, petrol 40p a litre. 1992
65 Junction Hoddesdodn Road. 1906
66 The Crown, Saint Margarets. Postcard unmarked and postmark unreadable but stamp dates it around 1918 - 1921.
67 Hoddesdon Road. From a 1957 advert for building materials in The Architect magazine. See next picture
68 Hoddesdon Road. Photo October 2010. See previous picture.
69 St Marys Church. Postcard publisher unknown. Around 1910.
70 St Mary the Virgin, Stanstead, St Margaret's. Photo 2009
71 St Mary the Virgin, Stanstead, St Margaret's. One of four Churches covered by the local Vicar, the Rev Anne Donaldson. Photo 2009
72 St Mary the Virgin, Stanstead, St Margaret's. One of four Churches covered by the local Vicar, the Rev Anne Donaldson. Photo 2009
73 St Mary the Virgin, Stanstead, St Margaret's. The Church Organ. Of great historical interest it is still used today. Photo 2009.
74 St Mary the Virgin, Stanstead, St Margaret's. Interior showing the box pews. There is a rumour that these may be removed to make more space. Photo 2009
75 St Mary the Virgin, Stanstead, St Margaret's. Interior view from the pulpit. Photo 2009
76 Details from the Memorial screen. Engraved by Mr Arthur Swallow. Photo July 2012
77 Details from the Memorial screen. Engraved by Mr Arthur Swallow. Photo July 2012
78 St Mary the Virgin, church organ. July 2012
79 The Clock House, Hoddesdon Road. The clock must be on the other side. Photo 1987
80 The New River Pump House, Hoddesdon Road. Photo 1987
81 The old power station from the new River. 1986/7
82 Sitting on the bypass above Hoddesdon Road. 1987
83 Rye House old power station from Hoddesdon Road. 1987
84 Haileybury College from the bypass in Hoddesdon Rd . Nigel Coppings nursery to the right. 1987
85 Across the roof tops. Hill House at the back, Saint Andrews Church, Stanstead Hall on the right, and Woods Paint factory in the left foreground. Photo 1987
86 Hertford Hill, Saint Margarets. Now Folly Hill. Turning on left is Hoddesdon Road. Postcard Charles Martin, No: 2074. Date unknown but asks for halfpenny stamp so must be pre 1918.
87 Hertford Hill Saint margarets. Now Folly Hill. (See previous picture). Photo 2006.
88 The Maltings from Hertford Hill. (Folly Hill). The old Metropolitan Water Board fence is clearly visible in foreground and parts of it remain today. Photo 1973
89 New River Bridge, Folly Hill Saint Margarets. Photo 2006
90 Cottages in The Folly, Saint Margarets. Photo 2009
91 Cottages in The Folly, Saint Margarets. Photo 2009
92 Durham Close, Amwell lane. Photo 2006
93 New River towards Great Amwell from Stanstead Abbotts. Photo 2007
94 New River and Pump House, Amwell Date unknown
95 Amwell Lane and the Charming Marsh Cottage. March 2011
96 The pumping house, Amwell Lane. March 2011
97 Sunny day along the New River at Amwell. April 2011
98 War Memorial Great Amwell. Postcard. No details on card, date unknown.
99 Riverside Cottage, by Amwell Church. Postcard published by Charles Martin, No: 1797. Pre 1918.
100 River Cottage Amwell, April 2011
101 Friths postcard. Posted 1962
102 Riverside Cottage from the bridge, Great Amwell. Photo March 2010.
103 Emmas Well, Amwell. Photo 2009.
104 The story of Emmas well. Photo 1970.
105 The New River island Great Amwell. Photo 2005
106 Amwell islands and New River. Photo 2005.
107 George IV public House, Great Amwell, Circa 1905. Postcard published by "David Dent".
108 Amwell islands and New River. Photo 2005.
109 Church of Saint John the Baptist Great Amwell. Postcard "Charles Martin". Not posted but written message dated Nov 1904
110 Saint John the Baptist Church, Great Amwell. Postcard by Charles Martin, No: 89. Postal date 1907.
111 A very muddy Lower Road. Postcard by Price and Son, Ware. Pre 1918
112 The footbridge at Amwell. Photo 2009.
113 Steps to Saint John's church. Photo 2005.
114 Saint Johns Lane, Great Amwell. Posted 1910
115 Old postcard. Date unclear but bears a George V halfpenny stamp. Around 1911. No issue or publisher details.
116 Saint John the Baptist Church Great Amwell. Photo 2005
117 Interior Saint John the Baptist Great Amwell. Photo 2009.
118 Church of Saint John the Baptist, Great Amwell. Postcard by Charles Martin, No: 39. Postal date Sep 1907.
119 Interior Saint John the Baptist Great Amwell. Photo 2009.
120 Church of Saint John the Baptist, Great Amwell. Postcard "Chester Vaughan" series. Postal date July 1909.
121 Interior Saint John the Baptist Great Amwell. Photo 2009.
122 Saint John the Baptist, churchyard. Photo 2005.
123 The Old Stocks, Amwell Churchyard. Photo 2005.
124 Entrance to the Churchyard, Great Amwell. Photo 2005.
125 Saint John the Baptist, great Amwell. Photo 2005.
126 Great Amwell Churchyard. Home to many of my relatives, I can trace back to 1660. Photo 2005.
127 Hillside lane, Great Amwell. Leads to the Folly in Saint Margarets. Photo 2007.
128 Great Amwell school in early 1920's. Submitted by Rosemary Hackforth
129 Great Amwell school in early 1920's. Submitted by Rosemary Hackforth
130 New River towpath towards Ware from Amwell. Photo 2007.
131 reat Amwell swimming pool. Part of Concrete Utilities in Lower Road. Reputedly a very high quality pool and well used until the company closed. Date and publisher unknown
132 Walnut Tree Walk, Amwellbury. Postcard "Charles Martin". See next pic. Posted 1908.
133 Walnut Tree Walk, Amwellbury. Photo 2007.
134 Walnut Tree Walk, Amwellbury. Photo 2007.
135 Amwell End. Early 1970's ? I remember going to the Astoria cinema and can't believe how small it was. Publisher unknown.
136 Amwell End, Ware. Postcard by "Charles Martin" Postal date May 1905.
137 Amwell End. Photo May 2010.
138 London Road, Amwell and John Gilpin public house. Postcard by Charles Martin. Postal date July 1906.
139 Amwell Terrace. London Road, Amwell. No further details.