December 20, 2011
High Street Schedule

We have parts of a long listing of the shops and workshops in Puckeridge High Street in the 1920's prepared by Gordon Child.  Gordon, sadly, is no longer with us and the list needs to be brought up to date.  This is where you can help.  Can you remember the shops - and pubs and […]

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December 20, 2011
Post Office Directory 1866 - Puckeridge
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December 20, 2011
Post Office Directory 1862 - Puckeridge
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December 20, 2011
Post Office Directory 1832 - Puckeridge
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December 20, 2011
Reminiscences Mr Clayton of Thorpe House

Mr Clayton speaking with Frank Ryan. “Well, of course, this house is in the parish of Braughing;  all this side of the High Street from the Crown & Falcon up to the White Hart is in Braughing.   There should be a triangular stone on the corner near the Crown & Falcon Inn denoting the boundary.  […]

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December 20, 2011
HMS Puckeridge

During WWII the village was privileged to share its name with HMS Puckeridge, a Hunt Class, Type 2, Destroyer;  built by J S White at Cowes, and launched in 1941.   Sadly, she was sunk by two torpedoes from an enemy submarine, U617, in the western Mediterranean, about 40 miles west of Gibralter, on 6 September […]

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December 20, 2011
Puckeridge, Pockkridge, Pokeriche, Pokkerigge

The following extract is taken from A History of the Parish of Standon by Christopher Perowne Vicar of Standon 1934 to 1947 - later Canon Perowne.  Printed June 1967 by Stephen Austin & Sons Ltd, Hertford Chapter II Puckeridge, Pockkridge, Pokeriche, Pokkerigge “The public are more familiar with the name Puckeridge than they are of Standon for […]

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December 20, 2011
Puckeridge Congregational Church

Reverend Christopher Perowne, Vicar of Standon from 1934-1947, author of A History of the Parish of Standon included the following old written account in his book. "In 1810 a union of the Congregational and Baptist Churches was formed for the evangelization of the villages, and Puckeridge was one of the preaching stations.  Prior to the erection of the […]

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December 20, 2011
Original Map - dated 1720 by E Bowen

  Puckeridge is a place of good entertainment for travellers and had formerly a market long since discontinued. Reproduced by kind permission of Alistair Kennedy.

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December 20, 2011
The Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys

The following extracts are taken from the Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, F.R.S   Secretary to the Admiralty in the reigns of Charles II and James II. Sixth Edition - in four volumes Published in 1858 by H G Bohn, York Street, Covent Garden. 23rd February, 1659-60 I rose very early, and taking horse at […]

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The Puckeridge Village website is managed by Dzined Ltd. If you have any questions regarding the site you can contact us at hello@puckeridgevillage.co.uk

 

This site is dedicated to the late Gloria Ganz who played a fundamental contribution to the content and management of this website.

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