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North Mymms Pictures From The Past

Chapter Twelve - Marshmoor

Marshmoor Cafe Nash Bros coal lorries
Marshmoor Cafe, Great North Road, Christmas Day 1952. This was a popular rendezvous for cycling clubs from 1930 until it closed in 1966.
Nash Bros coal lorries being loaded at Marshmoor sidings. Massils of Marshmoor, the furniture woodturners buildings are in the background. The huts of contractors working on the bridge are in the foreground. January 1972.
Marshmoor sidings Marshmoor sidings
Four wheeled wagon and vans supplying coal and products for the Kelloggs warehouse at Marshmoor sidings, January 1972.
Marshmoor sidings, Great Northern Railway. From an original postcard c.1900.
Marshmoor Farm cottages The Rookery Cafe
Shadbolt and Brown families at Marshmoor Farm cottages. 1950s.
The Rookery Cafe, Great North Road. July 1968.
Marshmoor signal box Marshmoor signal box on the west side of the down line. Pictured is the signal man Mr Temple. July 1967.


North Mymms Pictures From The Past - Index
Chapter One - Welham Green
Chapter Two - Transport
Chapter Three - North Mymms Park
Chapter Four- Water End
Chapter Five - Public Houses
Chapter Six - Brookmans Park
Chapter Seven - Landmarks
Chapter Eight - Little Heath
Chapter Nine - Farming
Chapter Ten - Bell Bar
Chapter Eleven - People of North Mymms
Chapter Twelve - Marshmoor

Note: ‘North Mymms Pictures From The Past’ is a collection of more than 100 old photographs compiled by the North Mymms Local History Society and published in a new book in October 2002. The society says it is indebted to the following for the use of their photographs. The late Hugh Baddeley and Joan Baddeley, Lilian Caras, the late Pat Clarke, the late Dick and Dorothy Colville, Paul Jiggens, Bill Killick, Ron Kingdon, Joan Knight, Frank H. Meads, Bill Nott, the late George Knott, Margaret A Palmer, Colling Turner, Ron Warner, Ken Wright and the North Mymms Cricket Club. The 62-page book was sold out six weeks after being published.

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