Over the years, many people's paths have crossed at Watford.

Here you can find out their stories and add your own.

Photo by Matt Jones

About this website

Exterior of Watford Museum
Watford Museum

In the late 1880s, Watford was a pretty country town. It grew into a bustling suburb of a great metropolis. This website, produced by Watford Museum, describes the journeys that brought people to Watford and gives a flavour of the town's many lifestyles and cultures.

Read more of the introduction to Watford Junction

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St Mary's Churchyard Tombs Restoration Project

Photograph of St Mary's Churchyard

Watford Borough Council (WBC) has been awarded a grant of £80,300 by the Heritage Lottery Fund towards a project to help restore a number of tombs in St Mary's Churchyard.

The project includes repairs to 13 locally and nationally listed tombs of key people who helped shape the development of Watford during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Read all about the project

Your stories shared

Lots of visitors to the Watford Junction website have been sharing their memories of living and visiting the town, whether in recent times or the distant past. You can read their stories here.

Once you've read what everyone else is saying, why not share your own story? You can find out more about how to join in with the project here.

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Supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund