From Roman City to New Towns: Hertfordshire's development

Hertfordshire Association for Local History Symposium

We are delighted to be attending the HALH symposium once again this year. The title for this year's event is "From Roman City to New Towns: Hertfordshire's development".

Talks will include:

  • Verulamium: Hertfordshire's first Garden City?
  • Saxon Burghs and medieval market towns
  • No taxation without representation: the Chartist Land Colony
  • Hertford in the eighteenth century
  • St Albans in the eighteenth century
  • Hitchin in the nineteenth century
  • Lemsford in the nineteenth century
  • Writers and thinkers on the Garden City Idea: Ebenezer Howard and George Bernard Shaw
  • Letchworth - England's only new industrial town?
  • Stevenage: The first post-war New Town