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Parish Chest
Parish Chest
Overseers accounts
The Lydekker Family, 1650-1983
The Lydekker Family, 1650-1983
From Dutch origins to residence in Harpenden from 1857
Blades of Grass
Blades of Grass
A new biography of George Hogg by his nephew Mark Thomas
The Kiff Family
The Kiff Family
One of the biggest families in Harpenden
Harpenden, Batford and the Danelaw Boundary
Harpenden, Batford and the Danelaw Boundary
A report on the presentation given to the Society by Alexander Thomas on 22 March 2016.
The tragic case of Mr Bingham's daughter
The tragic case of Mr Bingham's daughter
An investigation into a tragedy at a Victorian school for KS3
How can we look inside Harpenden's past?
How can we look inside Harpenden's past?
A investigation focusing on straw plaiting for KS2/KS3
The development of Harpenden over time
The development of Harpenden over time
From the Anglo-Saxon charter to the 1951 development plan
World War II
World War II
Teachers' resources, and downloadable documents
Sir Charles Lawes-Wittewronge
Sir Charles Lawes-Wittewronge
Sportsman, Sculptor, Edwardian Lord of Rothamsted Manor
The Batford Football Team 1907-8
The Batford Football Team 1907-8
Rear of The Gibraltar Castle
Robert Warington FRS - 1838-1907
Robert Warington FRS - 1838-1907
Agricultural Chemist at Rothamsted
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Batford in the 1950s and 1960s
Batford in the 1950s and 1960s
Memories of a local lad
Really wonderful to read about where I spent many years of my life. An...
By Raymond Whiting
On 16/05/2017
Green Lawns, Kinsbourne Green
Green Lawns, Kinsbourne Green
Garage and Country Club from 1920 to the 1940s
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By Rosalind Cooke (nee Beckett)
On 16/05/2017
Eric Morecambe
Eric Morecambe
Harpenden resident from 1960-1984
A correction regarding the presentation of the oil painting, the name of the...
By David Roe
On 16/05/2017
The Jarrow Crusade
The Jarrow Crusade
1936, and again in 1986
I was on the 1986 march, joining it at Leicester, with my best friend at the...
By Simon T Bramley
On 07/05/2017
Hardenwick School
Hardenwick School
Private Preparatory school for boys, Wordsworth Road 1898-1966
We have recently added a photo posted by Phil Soskin on "Old Harpenden Years...
By Rosemary Ross
On 07/05/2017
The Kiff Family
The Kiff Family
One of the biggest families in Harpenden
A lovely tribute to our Mum and Dad. It brought back many happy...
By Sue Kiff
On 07/05/2017
Reads' Motors
Reads' Motors
Successful business founded by Charles and William Read in 1921
The Read brothers were prolific with their advertising. We have just found more...
By Rosemary Ross
On 25/04/2017
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
Message for Ann Wilson re. At Margaret's, Harpenden - your description of...
By Tom Wright
On 25/04/2017
Rothamsted Park Gates
Rothamsted Park Gates
The new approach to Rothamsted Manor in 1880
This is my great grandfather Andrew Thomas Irons and my grandmother standing...
By John Marlow
On 25/04/2017
Leyton Road - 1880s to 1950s
Leyton Road - 1880s to 1950s
This is my great grandfather Andrew Thomas Irons and my grandmother standing...
By David Bandy
On 25/04/2017
Auction of cottages on Leyton Road, behind the Silver Cup
Auction of cottages on Leyton Road, behind the Silver Cup
Recent donation of document dated 1877
I am very interested in this article as I lived in one of the cottages during...
By Rita Chapman
On 18/04/2017
James Busby
James Busby
Founder of Busby's the chemists
We have found more photos of Busby's chemists at 12 High Street and after...
By Rosemary Ross
On 18/04/2017