Eleanor Ormerod became a distinguished scientist with a great interest in the study of insects.
How the 'last' coachman of St Albans was nearly ruined by the arrival of the railway in Watford.
Jon Mein explores the significance of James Gentle, who combined a creative aptitude for commercial opportunities with all round skills as a cricketer.
Samuel Ryder: seed merchant, mayor of St Albans and golfer.
Charles Woollam is reputed as the owner of local silk mills, as a former Mayor and Freeman of the City, and a very generous local benefactor. Less is known about his life (1832-1915), or his family’s history of silk making.
2020 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale and this year perhaps more than any other we ...
Walter Lawrance oversaw the transformation of the Abbey from a decaying church to a renovated Cathedral.
From Cumbrian carpenter to renowned London architect, William Longmire played a significant part in the 'restoration' of the Abbey commissioned by Lord Grimthorpe.