The Autumn 2021 edition of the Hitchin Journal has now been published, and a link to access it on the HHS website has been sent to all members for whom we hold an email address. If you have not received an email, and think you should have done, please contact the Web Editor.
As usual there is a fascinating variety of articles in the Journal. Here is a list of contents:
Petty Offences and the Petty Sessions
Witchcraft, Magic and Conjuring from 1736
Hitchin Boys’ Grammar School Medals
A Silver Goblet
Cadwell Lane Gasometer Demolition
A Band of Hope Medal
Collins’ Town’s End
The Bucklersbury Fire of 1898
Recollections of Hitchin, 1939-1951
Some Religious Statistics
If you are not a member of Hitchin Historical Society, and would like to learn more about our historic market town, why not join? You will receive our Journal twice a year, with articles such as those above, as well as a twice yearly newsletter, monthly meetings with guest speakers, and visits to places of interest, both local and further afield. Joining details can be found here.