Welcome!

Welcome to the website of the Local History Society, where we invite you to share and enjoy photos, memories and historical research about the people and places that make up Harpenden. To view, just browse and open the categories listed on the left, or see What’s New.

We are adding many new pages to mark the centenary and 75th anniversaries of the outbreak of the two World Wars - we hope you will be able to add to the stories of billeting, evacuation, experiences at the front or 'at home'.

This is a Community Archive website to which anyone can contribute:

COMMENTS can be added at the foot of existing pages - there is no need to register to do so.

CONTRIBUTIONS of new pages would be most welcome – it is easy to Register for this, see “How to Explore and Contribute”. 

You can SEARCH for topics on the site, by using the 'search' box at the top of the screen, or the Site Map in the grey bar at the bottom of the screen.

Contributions and Comments are checked by the Editors before publication so it will be a few days before they appear on the site.

Please contact us if you would like to make use of the Society’s archives at the Local History Centre for information or ideas for material to add to the website.

We hope very much that you enjoy your visit and may consider joining the Society.

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