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126 Southdown Road
126 Southdown Road
Read's Greengrocery Shop
Harpenden Memorials and Sculptures
Harpenden Memorials and Sculptures
A survey in 2020 of plaques dedicated to individuals, organisations and events
Art Deco in Harpenden
Art Deco in Harpenden
A heritage to be cherished
River Bridges
River Bridges
Transcript of a document in the LHS Archives
Parkview Estate - Cowper Road, even numbers on the north side
Parkview Estate - Cowper Road, even numbers on the north side
Tracing occupants since the first houses were built in 1883
Managing Harpenden Common
Managing Harpenden Common
Report on a talk given by Karen Poore on 22 October 2019
Maps and Plans in the Society's Archives
Maps and Plans in the Society's Archives
Exhibition on 7 March 2020
Parkview Estate - Cowper Road - south side, odd numbers
Parkview Estate - Cowper Road - south side, odd numbers
Tracing occupants since the first houses were built in 1883
Golfing in Harpenden
Golfing in Harpenden
Beginnings on Harpenden Common in 1894
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126 Southdown Road
126 Southdown Road
Read's Greengrocery Shop
Before moving to their Southdown Road address, Harry and May Read lived in 80...
By Colin Gaskin
On 07/08/2020
Hardenwick School at Sandridgebury
Hardenwick School at Sandridgebury
Memories of my time there from 1967 to 1971
I was at Hardenwick in the last year of its life (70/71). Interesting to read...
By Peter Rogers
On 07/08/2020
Art Deco in Harpenden
Art Deco in Harpenden
A heritage to be cherished
Numbers 4 to 12 in Roundwood Park were all Art Deco in their original shape,...
By John Wyborn
On 07/08/2020
Moreton End School
Moreton End School
Compiled from the prospectus and notes in our archives
I was at Moreton End school from 1951 to 1957. We lived in Topstreet Way,...
By Nick Stevenson
On 02/08/2020
The Development of North Harpenden
The Development of North Harpenden
Jesse Catton and the Roundwood district - 1920s to 1960s
I was born at 12 Roundwood Park. Ed. Has the house changed since you lived...
By Donna Scott
On 02/08/2020
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 a school friend of Susan Burn in the 1970s and I knew Alison Baxter and...
By Jill Mitchell (nee Forsaith)
On 02/08/2020
Captain G E Forsaith
Captain G E Forsaith
From Harpenden to Ferry Master, Sydney Harbour NSW
Ed. Received 23 June 2020 We are well into 2020 now and the COVID 19 pandemic...
By Graham Forsaith
On 28/07/2020
The Old House, formerly The Bull
The Old House, formerly The Bull
27 Leyton Road
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By John Childs
On 28/07/2020
Hatching Green & Hammonds End
Hatching Green & Hammonds End
1890s to 1930s
I believe my grandfather Mr George Hawes used to be a brick maker on Hatching...
By Robert Burn
On 28/07/2020
Akrill House - A Notable Building in Harpenden
Akrill House - A Notable Building in Harpenden
Links to Maple's Furniture and National Children's Home
I read the above article and its history with great interest.  I just...
By Jean Bryan (McFall)
On 21/07/2020
Harpenden Memorial Hospital
Harpenden Memorial Hospital
The Red House, opened 1941
I was born in the Red House in 1945, l also had my son there in 1964. Sister...
By Ann Cousins (nee Large)
On 21/07/2020
Moreton End School
Moreton End School
Compiled from the prospectus and notes in our archives
This is fascinating. I was there perhaps around 1986 and it was very .....
By Hannah Scott
On 21/07/2020