About

Why this site was created


The books and features contained on this site were produced by individuals and community groups in the parish of North Mymms in south Hertfordshire over many years.

Valuable information about the parish, which has a history dating back to the Domesday Book, has been curated by the community in an attempt to prevent it being lost and forgotten.

20 years ago, I was given permission to reproduce the material online for the benefit of all. That content was scanned, formatted and uploaded by me to the history section of The Brookmans Park Newsletter website, to ensure that it reached a wider audience and was searchable. It is now being transferred to this site with better quality images and presented in a responsive template better suited to mobile devices.

Copyright and privacy 


For our copyright policy, please see our copyright page, and to understand how cookies are used on this site, our privacy page.

Advisory team


There is a small team of friends collaborating on this project.

  • Mike Allen, from Welham Green, is a photographer and curator of old images of North Mymms. Mike has preserved and digitised many pictures that might have otherwise been lost. 
  • Peter Miller, from Water End, is a local historian and keen archivist of documents, images, and anything to do with the history of North Mymms and the surrounding area. 
  • Bernard Spatz, from Brookmans Park, helps check the authenticity of the material uploaded.
  • David Brewer, from Brookmans Park, runs the site and manages the uploading of new content.

Our aim is to ensure that what we preserve is factual, fair, respects copyright and ownership, and is of benefit to the community. Since the folding of the North Mymms Local History Society there has been a lack of an organisation to take on the work of preserving North Mymms history; our aim is to try to fill the void.

Contacting us


If you want to contact the site there is a contact form in the right-hand column of every page.


The North Mymms History Project team - January 2018



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