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Stained Glass in Harpenden - Geoffrey Harper's contribution
Stained Glass in Harpenden - Geoffrey Harper's contribution
Review of "A Life in Glass - Portrait of a Stained Glass Artist" by Francesca Stevens
Edward J Dodgshun - 1851-1927
Edward J Dodgshun - 1851-1927
Architect of a 'House at Harpenden' - Field House in Townsend Road
Brambleton Model Railway Club at 70
Brambleton Model Railway Club at 70
A Boys' Hobby Survives over a lifetime
More Photos of 1953 Coronation Procession
More Photos of 1953 Coronation Procession
Those Hardenwick Policemen again
William Sparrow, Harpenden builder
William Sparrow, Harpenden builder
and Patentee in 1888
Extracts from the Memories of Mr Ernest Ackroyd - Batford, 1904-1914
Extracts from the Memories of Mr Ernest Ackroyd - Batford, 1904-1914
Taken from Ernest Ackroyd's Scrapbook in LHS Archives
Harpenden Carnival, 10 June 2017
Harpenden Carnival, 10 June 2017
Local History stall attracts interest
Parish Chest
Parish Chest
Overseers accounts
The Lydekker Family, 1650-1983
The Lydekker Family, 1650-1983
From Dutch origins to residence in Harpenden from 1857
Blades of Grass
Blades of Grass
A new biography of George Hogg by his nephew Mark Thomas
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Memorial to the men of the Hertfordshire Regiment - 31st July 2017
Memorial to the men of the Hertfordshire Regiment - 31st July 2017
James Leaning of Breadcroft Lane
My father, Henry (Harry) Day, served and was wounded at Passchendaele. His...
By Duncan Day
On 17/08/2017
Elmfield School
Elmfield School
Illustrations from a talk by Judy Hamblin and Margaret Hewitt on 29 January 2013.
  Is there no information about when Elmfield was a school for...
By Heather Ward
On 08/08/2017
Road Names of Harpenden
Road Names of Harpenden
Their Origins
Any one know how Holly Walk got its name?  My home and my mother's...
By dilys Gray
On 08/08/2017
Harpenden War Memorial 1914-18
Harpenden War Memorial 1914-18
A Tribute to the Men who died in the Great War
Sheila Halliwell (nee Walthew) writes: the entry for John Syers...
By Diana Parrott
On 26/07/2017
Edward J Dodgshun - 1851-1927
Edward J Dodgshun - 1851-1927
Architect of a 'House at Harpenden' - Field House in Townsend Road
Geoff Woodward has contacted us to say that Field House was built by Charles...
By Rosemary Ross
On 25/07/2017
Milton Road West Side
Milton Road West Side
Station Road to Crabtree Lane
My great aunt, Mrs G Chaplin, lived at Yardleys, No16 Milton Road, with Mr and...
By Gavin Rowe
On 25/07/2017
William Sparrow, Harpenden builder
William Sparrow, Harpenden builder
and Patentee in 1888
If you look carefully at the Capelli shop front, and observe the two windows...
By Paul Dines
On 18/07/2017
Sir Edward Salisbury and Chrystel Lebas
Sir Edward Salisbury and Chrystel Lebas
Exhibition in Amsterdam of landscape and botanical photos across a century of change
A small selection of Chrystel Lebas' photos, set alongside prints from...
By Rosemary Ross
On 04/07/2017
Batford in the 1950s and 1960s
Batford in the 1950s and 1960s
Memories of a local lad
An extra piece of "info". I took the photograph of the Gibraltar Public House...
By Peter Davis
On 04/07/2017
Field House
Field House
A short history
My Dad Bert Cobb was the gardener for the Walkers. I went there a couple of...
By Rita Cobb
On 04/07/2017
The White Horse Inn
The White Horse Inn
Hatching Green
Hello, Just a little more information on the White Horse: in the 1911 census...
By Bob Muncaster
On 28/06/2017
Moreton End School
Moreton End School
Compiled from the prospectus and notes in our archives
Hi David, I was at the school too. I remember Billinghurst and Pinkus. A bit...
By Keith Sammels
On 28/06/2017