A much-valued Harpenden charity
From a member of the staff
From London's East End to the Wilds of Hertfordshire
Working for Remembrance since 1922
Parish relief, 'outdoor' and 'indoor' - for parishioners and those passing through
Memories of life at the N.C.H, Highfield Oval, in the 1940s and 1950s
from the Middles Ages to the Union Workhouse
From "The Lady's Pictorial" June 12th 1897
Memories of Two NCH 'Sisters' from the 1940s to 1960s
Moved to Harpenden in 1913 and offered employment training to orphaned boys and girls
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Fond memories of being a 'boarder' there!
The Story of Percy English and Harpenden St John Ambulance Brigade
Ways of eking out meagre wages and coping with misfortune
Harpenden Memorial Nursing Centre to Welfare Clinic
An orphange for "friendless little girls"
Miss Hazel Inglefield's reminiscences, written in the 1980s
Extract from 'Highways & Hedges' - NCH journal 1915
Christmas visits and holidays in Alzey - 1974-1985