Welcome to the North Mymms History Project

A growing collection of books, features, images, documents, and maps, collected, curated, and presented by a team of local volunteers keen to preserve the history of North Mymms


Photograph of an attic by Lee Morgan released under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 2.0
Photograph by Lee Morgan released under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 2.0
Do you have any old photographs, documents, or any other information related to the history of North Mymms which you would be willing to share with this site?

Perhaps you have some old shoe boxes of photos, old magazines, or newspaper cuttings stored in a cupboard or in the loft. Would anything you have be of interest to other local residents who want to find out more about the area's history? If so, please let us know by using the contact us form.

This is a community, non-profit project run by volunteers who research, format, and upload information in their own time. Therefore we are unable to offer payment for any contributions.

Everything on the site has been donated or loaned to the team so that it can be made available to a wider audience. All costs are carried by the team running the site to ensure that access is unrestricted and advert-free.

In all cases where material is donated or loaned we offer full attribution setting out the ownership and copyright status. Where anonymity is requested we will honour that, too.

The project draws on two major collections of local information:
  • The Images Of North Mymms collection contains more than 4,000 photographs which have been loaned or donated.
  • The Peter Miller collection is a personal archive curated by local historian and archivist, Peter Miller, again containing many items which have been donated.
Items from both the collections mentioned above make up the bulk of the content on this site. Anything donated to the North Mymms History Project would be stored in either or both collections.

And if you suddenly feel compelled to jot down a few memories of life in North Mymms please drop us a line using the contact form mentioned earlier. We have a memories section on the site. Any photographs related to memories are also valuable to the project. And if you have any comments to add to any of the articles on the site please use the comment box beneath each feature.

We are not a genealogy site, so are not able to help research family trees, but if you have any information from your family tree that would be of interest to others please get in touch.

The North Mymms History Project team