Abbots Langley


BEDMONT (or Bedmond) is a large hamlet 1 mile north [of Abbots Langley]  (Kelly's Directory 1908)


Breakspeare Farm, Bedmond 
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See Breakspear Farm, Bedmond, Abbots Langley for information on the birthplace of Pope Adrian IV

Prior to 1919 this was part of the Serge Hill Estate


Bedmond Church
Published by H G Linforth, Stationer & Newsagent, Abbots Langley: used 1912
[also in colour used 1908]

There is a small iron church at Bedmond, erected in 1889 by the late William Hammond Sally esq. of Serge Hill, and seating 150 persons. The curate was Rev. Harold Henderson Burgess, B.A. 

Henry George Linforth was described as a hair dresser and tobacconist of Abbots Langley. (Kelly's Directory 1908).

Bedmond Village (showing the Bell Inn)
Postcard by Downer, posted 1905

The Bell, High Street, Bedmond, is one of two pubs with that name in Abbots Langley, and was first recorded in 1618 (Hertfordshire Inns & Public Houses). Mrs Elizabeth Ann Reed was the publican in 1902 (Kelly's Directory).

Two postcards of Bedmond
Published in the Franco's Series no 394 and 396 by F. A. Markham, 90  Sumatra Road, West Hampstead, NW
Back suggests date circa 1910

Bedmond Road
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Some modern pictures of Bedmond on Geograph

by Rob Hinkley

by Jack Hill

by Nigel Cox

Page restructured January 2009