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Development of Aldwickbury Farm
Development of Aldwickbury Farm
Wimpey estate on Upper Wheathampstead Road in 1967 and Royco houses in Aldwickbury Crescent in 1972
Cuthbert John Wolfe Lydekker
Cuthbert John Wolfe Lydekker
His work in Kenya and life in Harpenden
Bingham's Shop and Post Office
Bingham's Shop and Post Office
Station Road North
Following the George Hogg trail
Following the George Hogg trail
Chinese delegation visits George Hogg's birthplace
Harpenden in the Great War
Harpenden in the Great War
Exhibition on 1 December 2018
Community Meeting Point
Community Meeting Point
A much-valued Harpenden charity
John Henshaw: A British Schools Headmaster
John Henshaw: A British Schools Headmaster
Derived from Harpenden Free Press articles, 1952 &1958 and "Harpenden British Schools" by Lieut.-Col. Durnford, 1891
St John's Parish Remembrance Sunday, 2018
St John's Parish Remembrance Sunday, 2018
with the families of some of the men on the Memorial
Wilfred OttoThomas
Wilfred OttoThomas
St George's pupil on the Harpenden War Memorial
The latest comments from this site

Hardenwick School
Hardenwick School
Private Preparatory school for boys, Wordsworth Road 1898-1966
Is there a higher resolution photo available?  The one on the web page...
By Manny Robalino
On 18/01/2019
Batford in the 1950s and 1960s
Batford in the 1950s and 1960s
Memories of a local lad
Brilliant trip down memory lane Nigel. Many thanks. I was born in Batford and...
By Roger Martin
On 15/01/2019
Road Names of Harpenden
Road Names of Harpenden
Their Origins
My first home was in Meadway from baby to two years old; then moved to 36...
By Debbie West
On 15/01/2019
Ken's Kingdom
Ken's Kingdom
Memories of life at the N.C.H, Highfield Oval, in the 1940s and 1950s
I was at no 5 ogb (Old Girls & Boys House) from approx. 1953 to 1962....
By Edwin Price
On 08/01/2019
Batford Memories
Batford Memories
Junior school and WI
Estimating that I was about 5 at the time of the WVS party photo it would have...
By Darrel Long
On 08/01/2019
Eric Morecambe
Eric Morecambe
Parking his car
What a lovely and very funny man he was. I well remember him coming out of...
By Graham Forsaith
On 08/01/2019
Army Hospitals in Harpenden in WW1
Army Hospitals in Harpenden in WW1
1914 - 1915
The hospital at the Institute treated the injuries of Private Alexander Steel...
By Rosemary Ross
On 18/12/2018
Harpenden War Memorial 1914-18
Harpenden War Memorial 1914-18
A Tribute to the Men who died in the Great War
Keith Smart points out that his great uncle William Whitmarsh lived in Heath...
By Diana Parrott
On 18/12/2018
Captain G E Forsaith
Captain G E Forsaith
From Harpenden to Ferry Master, Sydney Harbour NSW
Well it's now the end of 2018. Five years since my last comment on this...
By Graham Forsaith
On 11/12/2018
Hardenwick School
Hardenwick School
Private Preparatory school for boys, Wordsworth Road 1898-1966
Day boy from around 53 to 56 - Below are random memories:- I was in "Remove"...
By Tony Evans
On 11/12/2018
Sir John Blundell Maple (1845-1903)
Sir John Blundell Maple (1845-1903)
A Harpenden Benefactor
John Blundell Maple is interesting to me as my grandfather, father and I acted...
By Peter Smith
On 11/12/2018
In the Steps of Frank O. Salisbury, Portrait and Stained Glass Artist, 1874-1962
In the Steps of Frank O. Salisbury, Portrait and Stained Glass Artist, 1874-1962
Guided tours of sites in Harpenden associated with the artist
I have completed my book 'A Life in Glass', a biography of my...
By Francesca Stevens
On 07/12/2018