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David and Janet Keen
David and Janet Keen
New Committee Members
Ronald Arthur Staines - 1929 to 2017
Ronald Arthur Staines - 1929 to 2017
Founder member and long-standing chairman of the Society
Getting around in Harpenden - Transport through the Ages
Getting around in Harpenden - Transport through the Ages
An exhibition on 2 December 2017, drawing on Les Casey's files
Harpenden Public Hall
Harpenden Public Hall
Bookings Registers 1938 to 1947
Les Casey - 1930 to 2017
Les Casey - 1930 to 2017
Revered teacher and tireless curator of Harpenden's history
Old well in the High Street?
Old well in the High Street?
The Hole on the Concourse in November 2017
The Story of the New Public Hall
The Story of the New Public Hall
Opened on 28 September 1938
The Coming of the Railways
The Coming of the Railways
Transcript of an article in LHS Archives by L.S. Sherwood
John Frye Bourne
John Frye Bourne
Harpenden artist
Luton Road Sub-Post Office
Luton Road Sub-Post Office
The Johnson Family
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Harpenden's Water Supply
Harpenden's Water Supply
The rise and fall of water towers built by the Harpenden Water Company
Thank you for a most interesting and informative article. Regarding the demise...
By Ferrers Young
On 09/01/2018
Old well in the High Street?
Old well in the High Street?
The Hole on the Concourse in November 2017
A very interesting read. I suppose the course of the drainage water would take...
By Peter Davis
On 09/01/2018
Les Casey - 1930 to 2017
Les Casey - 1930 to 2017
Revered teacher and tireless curator of Harpenden's history
Sorry to hear that Les Casey has passed away. He was a good teacher and a...
By anon
On 09/01/2018
Harpenden Memorial Hospital
Harpenden Memorial Hospital
The Red House, opened 1941
I was born in the Red House in November 1943. It was interesting to learn about...
By Anthony Clayton
On 09/01/2018
Keith Holland - 1920 - 1941
Keith Holland - 1920 - 1941
I was surprised to come across this article on Keith Holland. Surprised because...
By Graham Lines
On 26/12/2017
Memories of the NCH printing school
Memories of the NCH printing school
I worked in the composing room from 1962 to 1968 - the last 2 years on a...
By Lenny Smith
On 12/12/2017
Harpenden's Post Office
Harpenden's Post Office
Expansion and contraction over more than 160 years
Côte Brasserie opened in the old Post Office in late November 2017 - a...
By Rosemary Ross
On 12/12/2017
The Red House
The Red House
Reminiscences of a trainee nurse in the 1960s
My father-in-law, Jack Bland, was a hospital porter in the 1960's at the...
By John HALSEY
On 05/12/2017
Moreton End School
Moreton End School
Compiled from the prospectus and notes in our archives
I was at the school from early 1952 until 1957 and therefore cover much of the...
By David Fuller
On 05/12/2017
St Margaret's Crossway
St Margaret's Crossway
An orphange for "friendless little girls"
My mum, Marie Harding, was at St Margaret's from 1931 for approx 12 years...
By Denise Smith
On 05/12/2017
Moreton End School
Moreton End School
Compiled from the prospectus and notes in our archives
Dear Fellow Old Boys I clearly remember David Hyde, Martin Underwood and Hugh...
By Edmund Worthy
On 28/11/2017
Adam Rutherford
Adam Rutherford
Institute of Pyramidology
When Rutherford's son, who I had met and heard speak in the States, died an...
By Larry Pahl
On 24/11/2017