THIS PAGE IS A TEST PAGE FOR A SERIES OF PAGES BEING RESTRUCTURED FROM EARLIER WORKINGS.
THEY ARE DERIVED FROM MY FIRST WEB SITE
WHEN I WAS PROMOTING THE TOWN AND LOCAL SOCIETIES AND CHARITIES AS MAYOR.
SERIES OF PAGES WERE: TOWN HERITAGE, GRAHAM GREENE BIRTHPLACE HERITAGE , THE CANAL WALK AND ASHRIDGE.
Having lived in the town for nearly three-quarters of a century and having twice served as its mayor, it is possible I have some knowledge that may be worth sharing. I invite you on an idiosyncratic ramble. If interested, you can learn more about me at www.petersuch.com/www.petersuch.org.
A few months after the Battle of Hastings in 1066, it was outside the wooden Saxon fort of Great Berkhampstead (one of 52 ways of spelling the
name) that William the Conqueror was formally offered the crown of England. Since then, princes, kings, poets, writers musicians, engineers, soldiers and scientists have whiled their time here, being famous or becoming famous. Find more on the castle.