Photographic shopping history online
A complete photographic record of all the shops around Brookmans Park's Bradmore Green has now been put online.
The 50-page book of black and white photographs was put together by local photographer Norman Akers following a commission by the North Mymms Local History Society (NMLHS).
Now the NMLHS has given permission for the book, which shows all the shops as they were in the summer of 1994, to be reproduced in full on this site.
Although less than ten years old, the photographic flashback shows some major changes in the village stores over recent years.
The book has been kept in the society's archives ever since and put on display at various meetings and events. Now the NMLHS want the photographs to be enjoyed online worldwide.
This work is being presented in five chapters for ease of download. Chapter One - shops 1-15; Chapter Two - shops 17-41; Chapter Three - shops 42a-57; Chapter Four - shops 75-97; Chapter Five - general views of the village
All images have been heavily compressed to help download.
1 May 2003
The village's changing face - 1 May 2003
Photographic history reprint available - 22 April 2003
History book reprint likely - 9 April 2003
Local history photographs wanted - 13 March 2003
History pictures online - Marshmoor - 11 March 2003
History pictures online - Local people - 27 February 2003
History pictures online - Bell Bar - 21 February 2003
History pictures online - Farming - 1 February 2003
History pictures online - Little Heath - 26 January 2003
History pictures online - Local landmarks - 20 January 2003
History pictures online - Brookmans Park - 16 January 2003
History pictures online - Public Houses - 9 January 2003
History pictures online - Water End - 3 December 2002
Sold out in six weeks - December 2, 2002
History pictures online - North Mymms Park - 20 November 2002
History pictures online - Local Transport - 9 November 2002
History pictures online - Welham Green - 2 November 2002
North Mymms pictures from the past - 13 October 2002