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Football in WGC - can you help?

Football in WGC - can you help?

The ‘Where Do You Think We Played?’ project has compiled a list of WGC clubs and societies operating during 1920-1970s. One huge section consists of football teams - there are over 50!

Miss Mabel Dymond Peel

Miss Mabel Dymond Peel

The Trust has been contacted by a researcher on military intelligence in the first world war regarding Mabel Dymond Peel, who lived in WGC just before/at the time of her death.

George Manifold & Ferramic Industries Ltd

George Manifold & Ferramic Industries Ltd

Gillian recently got in touch with the Trust via our Facebook page and sent us this image of her dad George Manifold in front of the factory doors of Ferramic Industries Ltd.

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A rare donation for the Trust

A rare donation for the Trust

Earlier this week Alyson, whose maternal and paternal grandparents lived in WGC, visited the town to take in some of the familiar haunts she knew as a child.

Garden City Heritage

History

History

Welwyn Garden City, as its name suggests, is a garden city, founded by Sir Ebenezer Howard in the 1920s following his previous experiment in Letchworth Garden City, and designed by Louis de Soissons.

Archive

Aerial images of Shredded Wheat Factory

Aerial images of Shredded Wheat Factory

Another recent addition to the Trust's growing collection of material on the history and development of Welwyn Garden City is a set of twelve colour negatives that contain aerial shots of the Shredded Wheat Factory in Broadwater Road.

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New WGC heritage trails

New WGC heritage trails

 

Following on from the release of the film ‘Welwyn Garden City ~ A Brave Vision’ in DVD format the Welwyn Garden Heritage Trust has now issued 3 heritage trail booklets.

Donated Material

Owen Gentle - A WGC Builder

Owen Gentle - A WGC Builder

"In the early 1930s my father, Owen Gentle, was working in his own small business in Brookmans Park and at that time Mr. Pearce was also building there and suggested that they form a partnership. After a couple of years Mr. Pearce died. My father continued in partnership with Mrs. Pearce, but after ...

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