The Friends of Bushey Museum annually publish a Journal for Members. These Journals contain a wide range of interesting articles covering Bushey, Herkomer's School of Art, and the many artists who studied at his - and other Bushey - Art Schools, plus lots more! We'll add more Journals over time.

No. 16 - Summer 2019
  • Journal 16 Summer 2019Early Motor Cars in Bushey and their Owners Ian Read on the men and woman and their magnificent machines.
  • Sanger’s Circus Janet Murphy tells us about the comings and going of a circus dynasty.
  • Lucy Kemp-Welch Dr Geri Parlby on Bushey’s well loved artist.
  • World Champion Road Haul Ian Read on the heaviest piece of machinery ever transported on the roads at that time.
  • God’s Shrine Allison Fritsche on Herkomer the painter so famous and celebrated through his portraits, gave us a picture without people.
  • Out to Play Mollie Thomas remembers the sights and sounds of the 30’s.

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No. 15 - Winter 2017
  • Cover of Journal 15 issued Winter 2017.Memories of a Student. Part 2 of Mary Sloane's student days with Herkomer.
  • The 1st Bushey Scout Troop. An illustrated article about this Troop.
  • Joseph Syddall, An artist born in Chesterfield and studied with Herkomer.
  • William Chewett. Written by Katherine Chewett on a Canadian pioneer with a Bushey connection.
  • Memories of Mollie Thomas living in Bushey from the 1927 to 1949.
  • Emily Carr, one of Canada's esteemed painters: an article by Pat Woollard.
  • Herkomer Konkurrenz - a 2016 re-run of the Rally first established by Herkomer in 1905.
  • Ivy House School: a short-lived local school.

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No. 14 - Autumn 2016
  • Journal 14, 2016Memories of a Student Mary Sloane remembers her student days with Hubert Herkomer.
  • This Happy Breed Philip Kirby talks about the Noel Coward classic.
  • Evacuees - The story of two Sisters Jennifer Parker talks to Eileen and Beatrice Law.
  • John Williams V Tony Woollard tells the history of a model ship.
  • Bushey Grove Apple Katharine Whitaker and our locally named apple.
  • A Goal to the Heath Recollections of Mollie’s early life on the Heath.
  • The Locked Shed Robert Norman and a mystery building.
  • Down your Street The history of Herkomer Road.
  • Feedback Comments on past articles.
  • Ashfield School Football Teams 60 years apart The changing faces of a local football team.

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No. 13 - Summer/Autumn  2015
  • Journal 12, 2015The Chewett Diaries Fascinating insight of life from the turn of the 19th century
  • That Reminds Me Mollie Thomas remembers life in the 30’s
  • A Remarkable Coincidence Dianne Payne and a chance encounter
  • Sporting Bushey Audrey Adams and local sporting hero’s
  • Reveley's ‘Secret’ Journals Barry Hyman uncovers the Ladies’ Home Journal
  • Moina Belle Michael - The Poppy Lady Janet Murphy tells the story of how we came to love the poppy
  • What is the connection between Bushey, Chesterfield and Scarborough? Janet Murphy takes you on an historic journey
  • Herkomer- Founder of Car Rallying in Germany Philip Morgan responds
  • ‘A little piece of Belgium in Bushey’ Katherine Whitaker and Toc H
  • Bushey Hall from the Air Could it be from a balloon?

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No. 12 - Summer 2014
  • Cover of Journal 12.The Dixey family of Bushey Hall Road. Shirley Childs talks about her family.
  • Herkomer: Man of many parts. Hugh Lewis on the great man.
  • Memories of St. James Youth Club. Les Allen-Williams remembers.
  • Bushey’s First World War Recruitment Songs. Dianne Payne and little Belgian.
  • Bushey and it’s Buses: ‘Then and Now’. Ian Read on the same route.
  • The Bushey Fire Brigade. Janet Murphy on its history.
  • Bushey Heath Christmas remembered. Mollie Thomas on Christmas past.
  • The Flying Bomb. Mollie and the near miss.
  • Today’s Jewish Community in Bushey. An update from Barry Hyman
  • Where are you now? Les Allen-Williams tracks them down.

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No. 11 - Summer/Autumn 2013
  • Journal 11, 2013The Artist and the Grocer Dianne Payne on Sir Hubert Herkomer and Sir Thomas Lipton.
  • Early days: The Heath remembered Mollie Thomas looks back to her childhood.
  • Memories of WW2 in Bushey Heath Mollie remembers her war.
  • The Beginnings of the Local Jewish Community Dianne Payne investigates.
  • How it all began The late Bryan Wood on starting the Bushey Museum Trust.
  • Onwards and Upwards: Part 2 Pat Woollard on Bushey Museum.
  • Early motorbus services through Bushey Ian Read recounts public transport in Bushey.
  • Bushey-on-Thames... or the Colne flowing backwards Dougie Chowns looks back in time.
  • Where are you now? Church Youth group of St James’ Open Youth Club

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No. 10 - Summer/Autumn 2012
  • Journal 10 coverThe British Newspaper Archive Janet Murphy on Herkomer in the press
  • A Life-line and a Legacy Dianne Payne on Florence Derham
  • Bushey, St James- M.I.Day John Pearson on kerbs, headstones and crosses
  • Bushey Cycle Speedway Club Around the local track
  • Life on Bushey Heath in the 20s and 30s Jennifer Parker talks to Shirley Goslett
  • Mrs Middleton and Bushey Crested China Christopher Jordan on Goss
  • Rough Justice? Dianne Payne and the law
  • Some more Bushey Characters T W Hedges on Johnnie Green
  • Choral Singing in Victorian Bushey ‘A well-trained group of singers’

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