Topics - from Archaeology to Wartime

Category link: Archaeology & Geology
Archaeology & Geology
There is plenty of interest beneath our feet
Category link: Archives and local history resources
Archives and local history resources
We have copies & transcriptions of documents in local and national archives
Category link: Buildings
Buildings
Harpenden's history through surviving buildings
Category link: Businesses, trades, employment
Businesses, trades, employment
From craftsmen serving the farming community to IT expertise
Category link: Charities, Health and Welfare
Charities, Health and Welfare
Care of the poor, sick and orphaned by the Parish and benefactors
Category link: Childhood
Childhood
Reminiscences and children's view of Harpenden
Category link: Churches and Chapels
Churches and Chapels
From early mediaeval chapel-at-ease to a wide range of denominations
Category link: Clubs and societies
Clubs and societies
Sports, drama, music & many more - past and present
Category link: Crime and punishment
Crime and punishment
The punishment did not always fit the crime
Category link: Education
Education
Schools: early, private, Sunday, voluntary, state; adult education; reading rooms & libraries
Category link: Entertainment
Entertainment
Cinemas, fairs, racing - and much more
Category link: Events and Ceremonies
Events and Ceremonies
From visits by royalty to fireworks on the common
Category link: Farms and Farming
Farms and Farming
Farms and fields beneath our streets
Category link: Green Harpenden
Green Harpenden
Harpenden Common, Rothamsted Park, Lea Valley
Category link: Public Houses, Inns and Bars
Public Houses, Inns and Bars
From beerhouses to modern pubs
Category link: Transport
Transport
Roman roads, Turnpike roads, railways, bicycles, coaches, early cars ...