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THE ROAD AND PLACE NAMES OF HEMEL HEMPSTEAD

Mike Stanyon, then Dacorum Heritage Officer, rose during one of the Society’s monthly meetings to ask a question that has since given rise to a great deal of heartache and headache, but above all a sense of achievement in a project that is still in development.

The question was whether there were any members who would be interested in taking on the task of identifying the road names of the Town, and their derivations. Two or three tentative hands were raised and there began, dare it be said, the journey down the road towards piecing together the road names of Hemel Hempstead, and the reasons for their being named as they are.

....................... the rest of the story to follow shortly.