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Admiral Sims comes to Harpenden
Admiral Sims comes to Harpenden
5 July 1918 at St George's School
More from Station Road
More from Station Road
Eclectic mix of photos of the first road I lived in
Greenway Spinney
Greenway Spinney
A brief history of Green Lane and Greenway Spinney
Park Stables in the 1960s
Park Stables in the 1960s
Further memories
Wilson Brothers garage, Southdown
Wilson Brothers garage, Southdown
From sheds to Southdown Industrial Estate
Unusual visitors to Harpenden
Unusual visitors to Harpenden
A Sudanese delegation in July 1946
Harpenden Musicale
Harpenden Musicale
40 years of music making in Harpenden
Bygone Harpenden
Bygone Harpenden
An Exhibition in 1924
T Simons Wine and Spirit Merchant
T Simons Wine and Spirit Merchant
Tracing the story of a storage jar
George Hogg and the celebrations of the 80th anniversary of China Gungho in 2018
George Hogg and the celebrations of the 80th anniversary of China Gungho in 2018
The significance of the Chinese Industrial Co-operative movement for which George Hogg worked
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Hardenwick School in the late 1940s
Hardenwick School in the late 1940s
Memories of my time there from 1947-51- School Number 81
My interest was reignited today on receiving a number of photos from Phil...
By Brian Haigh
On 10/04/2018
Harpenden Branch of the National Children's Home - 1910-1985
Harpenden Branch of the National Children's Home - 1910-1985
From London's East End to the Wilds of Hertfordshire
Hi I was at Harpenden mid 60s early 70s and would like to know anything about a...
By Paul Porter
On 10/04/2018
The Story of 48 High Street
The Story of 48 High Street
From a reference on the Tithe Award map of 1843 to Harpenden Books in 2016
If it can be assumed that a J has been misinterpreted as an I and that there...
By Diana Parrott
On 10/04/2018
Harpenden Branch of the National Children's Home - 1910-1985
Harpenden Branch of the National Children's Home - 1910-1985
From London's East End to the Wilds of Hertfordshire
I was at Harpenden from 1970-74 and would love to hear from those who remember...
By Angus Babb
On 05/04/2018
Old Elmfield School member
Old Elmfield School member
Fond memories of being a 'boarder' there!
My first job at 16. I worked at Elmfield school for physically handicapped...
By Chiarina Dewis
On 05/04/2018
The Park Stables
The Park Stables
A Brief History
Jill Pakenham has added more names to the list of horses - there are now 80 on...
By Rosemary Ross
On 27/03/2018
Keith Holland - 1920 - 1941
Keith Holland - 1920 - 1941
Jessie Lines married my father Eric Pearce in 1945 and had two sons - Gordon...
By Andy Pearce
On 27/03/2018
Hardenwick School
Hardenwick School
Private Preparatory school for boys, Wordsworth Road 1898-1966
I was at Hardenwick 1962-63. I have a nice picture of sports day there...
By Duncan
On 27/03/2018
The Jarrow Crusade
The Jarrow Crusade
1936, and again in 1986
Louise Emery had recently sent us a scan of a postcard, showing the Jarrow...
By Rosemary Ross
On 24/03/2018
Moreton End School
Moreton End School
Compiled from the prospectus and notes in our archives
Ii was a pupil here from 1970 to 1976. Billingshurst, Pinkhurst and Thomson...
By Mark Jones
On 24/03/2018
St Dominic's School
St Dominic's School
From Bowers Cottage, via Harpenden Hall and The Welcombe Convent to purpose-built school
I was a pupil at St Dominic's 1950-1961. Two of the rooms in the Welcombe...
By Margaret Berry (nee Mulcahy)
On 24/03/2018
The Sherwood Foresters billeted in Harpenden, 1914-1915
The Sherwood Foresters billeted in Harpenden, 1914-1915
A Gallery of photos of WWI military activities in Harpenden from postcards and other sources
Writing her memories during the 1970s, Doris Annie Pigott (1905-1994), daughter...
By Rosemary Ross
On 19/03/2018