About Us


President:   W.J.Wright C.Eng M.I.Mech.Eng

Chair:   Rob Francis

Membership Secretary/Treasurer:   Joy Cornell

Other Members:   J Cornell, R Francis, M Hutt, D Parker, P Francis

Books and leaflets published by the Society

  • Bishop’s Stortford: A Short History
  • Town Walk-Abouts
  • Town Trails
  • Explore Sawbridgeworth
  • The Story of Sawbridgeworth
  • Twitchells and Paths of Sawbridgeworth
  • Chronicles 1
  • Chronicles 2
  • Chronicles 3
  • Some of our publications are currently being updated
  • Publications: available from the Bishop’s Stortford Tourist Office in Market Square
  • The 1896 map
  • The Bishop’s Stortford Mural


The Society is a member of:

  • The East Herts Archaeological Society
  • Herts Association for Local History
  • Essex Archaeological and Historical Congress
  • Council for British Archaeology

The Society works closely with the Bishop’s Stortford Museum housed in the Rhodes Arts Complex, South Road, Bishop’s Stortford. Many of our members are museum volunteers.

We are grateful to the museum for access to their photo collection.