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Great Northern Railway (GNR) at Harpenden
Great Northern Railway (GNR) at Harpenden
Transcript of a document in the LHS Archives - written in 1990s
Notes on Kinsbourne Green between the Wars
Notes on Kinsbourne Green between the Wars
My formative years before a lifetime in Africa
Holes around Harpenden
Holes around Harpenden
Ice houses, tunnels, cellars, chalk and lime pits, gravel pits and brickfields
A School at Lower Top Street Farm
A School at Lower Top Street Farm
Memories of school before the Great War
Ponds in Harpenden
Ponds in Harpenden
Past and Present
The Story of Wheathampstead and Harpenden in 6 parts, with Index
The Story of Wheathampstead and Harpenden in 6 parts, with Index
The published work of St Albans and Harpenden WEA classes - 1970-75
A landgirl remembers working at Annables
A landgirl remembers working at Annables
Further reminiscences of Kinsbourne Green during WWII
Horse & Hound and Gypsies on Kinsbourne Green
Horse & Hound and Gypsies on Kinsbourne Green
More Reminiscences (written in 1989)
In Praise of Flowers
In Praise of Flowers
Reproductions of Paintings by Frank O Salisbury; text by Sir William Beach Thomas
John James Bailey LDS RCS 1855 - 1941
John James Bailey LDS RCS 1855 - 1941
A Harpenden Dentist for 20 years
Harpenden Clocks
Harpenden Clocks
By G. Woodward, 2004
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Moreton End School
Moreton End School
Compiled from the prospectus and notes in our archives
Michael Middleton Green. Salisbury Ave. Harp. Attended ME..1955 to 64. ...
By Michael Middleton Green
On 13/08/2019
Harpenden Fire Brigade and Auxillary Fire Service in WWII
Harpenden Fire Brigade and Auxillary Fire Service in WWII
Can you add any more names?
My Grandfather Albert (Bert - no.59) lived at 62 Westfield Road for many years...
By Lisa Ashurst
On 06/08/2019
Ellen Terry (1847-1928)
Ellen Terry (1847-1928)
Her years in Harpenden - 1868-1874
Following the discovery by James Bettley of Edward Godwin's sketches of The...
By Rosemary Ross
On 06/08/2019
The Jarrow Crusade
The Jarrow Crusade
1936, and again in 1986
Have been scanning old holiday photos and found 3 of the march, which I have...
By Cllr. Michael Edwards
On 21/07/2019
History of Hatching Green
History of Hatching Green
The White Horse from the 1920s
Do you know the exact date of the death of Percy Seabrook, husband of Lucy (nee...
By Chris Seabrook
On 16/07/2019
More Photos of 1953 Coronation Procession
More Photos of 1953 Coronation Procession
Those Hardenwick Policemen again
I remember the Hardenwick contribution as, much to my embarassment I was...
By George Wolfe
On 16/07/2019
Harpenden Clocks
Harpenden Clocks
By G. Woodward, 2004
My husband Keith worked in the joinery department at Rothamsted from January...
By Mary Smart
On 11/07/2019
Jim Jarvis's photos of 'Jarvis houses' in the 1930s
Jim Jarvis's photos of 'Jarvis houses' in the 1930s
Glass negatives - some still to be identified
I think this house is on West Common Way Ed: It proves to be a second view of...
By Lawrence OKelly
On 08/07/2019
Bennetts and its inhabitants
Bennetts and its inhabitants
Now home of the Royal British Legion
I read in the local history section at Harpenden library that Florence, sister...
By Graham Kenyon
On 02/07/2019
Flowton Priory
Flowton Priory
A Tudor timber-framed house transplanted from Suffolk to Harpenden in the 1920s
Linda Dyne has told us that her father, Alan Eke, employed by C F Putterill,...
By Rosemary Ross
On 02/07/2019
Harpenden Clocks
Harpenden Clocks
By G. Woodward, 2004
Repairs to the C&A clock in November 2004 were paid for by C&A and...
By Geoff Woodward
On 02/07/2019
St Dominic's School
St Dominic's School
From Bowers Cottage, via Harpenden Hall and The Welcombe Convent to purpose-built school
I was there at the same time and can remember Saturday morning cookery, making...
By Caroline Walker nee Gray
On 25/06/2019