The Street Memorials of St Albans Abbey Parish: new edition

The Street Memorials of St Albans Abbey Parish: new edition

A history of the unique collection of street memorials commemorating 110 men who lived in the streets around St Albans Cathedral and died in the First World War. This new edition includes the stories of the men and provides a thought-provoking companion for anyone interested in the city’s modern history.

The book records the history of the memorials set against the background of local life at the time. Add in the results of research into the stories of the men and readers will find the book to be a thought-provoking companion for anyone interested in the city’s modern history.

Updated by John Cox and Ann Dean, this is a new edition of the book written by Alice Goodman and originally published by the Society in the 1980s.

The ten street memorials in this unique collection are as follows:

Albert Street, Bardwell Road, Fishpool Street, High Street, Holywell Hill, Lower Dagnall Street, Orchard Street, Pageant Road, Sopwell Lane and Verulam Road

Additional information

Edited by John G.E. Cox and Ann Dean

SAHAAS, published July 2015

Format: A4, paperback, 140pp

Price: £9.00 (£11 by post UK)

ISBN: 978-0-901194-09-1

Available from: by post from SAHAAS and at St Albans Museums bookshops, the Cathedral Gift Shop and HALS bookshop

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