New Project - New Office!

The Trust's second community project started officially on June 1st. Entitled 'Where Do You Think We Worked?' it encourages as many people as possible to help us discover the industrial history of Welwyn Garden City during the years 1920-1960.

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Shredded Wheat interiors in 3D?

The Trust has been given an unusual donation of cards picturing the inner workings of the Shredded Wheat factory. The cards, shown grouped below, are stereoscopic images and they would have been viewed through a stereoscope, a device for viewing cards containing two separate images printed side-by-side to create the illusion of a three-dimensional image.

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Early Postcards Of The Town

Duncan is one of the many generous contributors to the Trust's archive. As well as recording his earliest memories of the town he allowed us to scan a number of his personal photographs giving glimpses of life growing up in Gainswood. These included a wonderful set of pictures of a coronation street party, the boys brigade and Peartree School. He also had a collection of early postcards of the town which you can view below.

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