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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
Creekmouth Village
Creekmouth Village
Built by John Bennet Lawes for workers at his Chemical Factory on the Thames
Dr Hester
Dr Hester
A patient's tribute
A visit to Gorhambury
A visit to Gorhambury
Guided tours for members of the Society
Lyddeker Park
Lyddeker Park
Information Boards and Memorial Plaques
The Flora of Harpenden
The Flora of Harpenden
Talk by Ian Denholm to the Society on 28 February 2017
Geoffrey Ernest Ackroyd - 1930-2017
Geoffrey Ernest Ackroyd - 1930-2017
The last of the Ackroyd bakers
The Harpenden Drama League
The Harpenden Drama League
'The Play's the Thing!'
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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
Moreton End School
Moreton End School
Compiled from the prospectus and notes in our archives
Hello Everyone, I was at M.E. about the same time as you David Hyde. Yes I...
By Keith Burgess
On 17/11/2017
Hardenwick School
Hardenwick School
Private Preparatory school for boys, Wordsworth Road 1898-1966
I was at St Georges from 1949 to 1958. We used to play rugby against you. I was...
By L.D.Woodley
On 07/11/2017
Some older trees in Harpenden
Some older trees in Harpenden
Archive photos from the 1960s onwards
Hi, my dad Michael Cleary lived and worked in Harpenden in the 1950s. One...
By Christy Cleary
On 07/11/2017
Some Memories of Harpenden East Station
Some Memories of Harpenden East Station
From the 1930s to 1965
I have memories of the line too. Used to travel by coach to Batford school till...
By Stephen Povey
On 07/11/2017
Moreton End School
Moreton End School
Compiled from the prospectus and notes in our archives
Gentlemen, I was a pupil at Moreton End from 1957-1963 and, from what all of...
By Tim Whiteley
On 31/10/2017