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The Story of Wheathampstead and Harpenden in 6 parts, with Index
The Story of Wheathampstead and Harpenden in 6 parts, with Index
The published work of St Albans and Harpenden WEA classes - 1970-75
A landgirl remembers working at Annables
A landgirl remembers working at Annables
Further reminiscences of Kinsbourne Green during WWII
Horse & Hound and Gypsies on Kinsbourne Green
Horse & Hound and Gypsies on Kinsbourne Green
More Reminiscences (written in 1989)
In Praise of Flowers
In Praise of Flowers
Reproductions of Paintings by Frank O Salisbury; text by Sir William Beach Thomas
John James Bailey LDS RCS 1855 - 1941
John James Bailey LDS RCS 1855 - 1941
A Harpenden Dentist for 20 years
Harpenden Clocks
Harpenden Clocks
By G. Woodward, 2004
Tribute to Ian Fulton (1934-2019)
Tribute to Ian Fulton (1934-2019)
A long life of community work
The Laurels Guest House
The Laurels Guest House
A Feature of Post War Harpenden
Foster Yeoman Ladies' Wear
Foster Yeoman Ladies' Wear
At 26 Station Road from 1910 to 2003
Claygate Apple Farm
Claygate Apple Farm
Article in Harpenden Free Press, 11 March 1955
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History of Hatching Green
History of Hatching Green
The White Horse from the 1920s
Do you know the exact date of the death of Percy Seabrook, husband of Lucy (nee...
By Chris Seabrook
On 16/07/2019
More Photos of 1953 Coronation Procession
More Photos of 1953 Coronation Procession
Those Hardenwick Policemen again
I remember the Hardenwick contribution as, much to my embarassment I was...
By George Wolfe
On 16/07/2019
Harpenden Clocks
Harpenden Clocks
By G. Woodward, 2004
My husband Keith worked in the joinery department at Rothamsted from January...
By Mary Smart
On 11/07/2019
Jim Jarvis's photos of 'Jarvis houses' in the 1930s
Jim Jarvis's photos of 'Jarvis houses' in the 1930s
Glass negatives - some still to be identified
I think this house is on West Common Way Ed: It proves to be a second view of...
By Lawrence OKelly
On 08/07/2019
Bennetts and its inhabitants
Bennetts and its inhabitants
Now home of the Royal British Legion
I read in the local history section at Harpenden library that Florence, sister...
By Graham Kenyon
On 02/07/2019
Flowton Priory
Flowton Priory
A Tudor timber-framed house transplanted from Suffolk to Harpenden in the 1920s
Linda Dyne has told us that her father, Alan Eke, employed by C F Putterill,...
By Rosemary Ross
On 02/07/2019
Harpenden Clocks
Harpenden Clocks
By G. Woodward, 2004
Repairs to the C&A clock in November 2004 were paid for by C&A and...
By Geoff Woodward
On 02/07/2019
St Dominic's School
St Dominic's School
From Bowers Cottage, via Harpenden Hall and The Welcombe Convent to purpose-built school
I was there at the same time and can remember Saturday morning cookery, making...
By Caroline Walker nee Gray
On 25/06/2019
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
Hi Noel  That's amazing that you have that on the wall. I probably...
By Darren Laurie
On 25/06/2019
More from Station Road
More from Station Road
Eclectic mix of photos of the first road I lived in
Number 83 Station Road was built for my parents, Bert and  Betty Gray on...
By Caroline Walker nee Gray
On 25/06/2019
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
Hi Darren Laurie (Grayson), I live here at Highfield Oval, Harpenden and at...
By Noel Munyurangabo
On 18/06/2019
Harpenden War Memorial 1914-18
Harpenden War Memorial 1914-18
A Tribute to the Men who died in the Great War
Hello Ed, I'm not related to the Minall family but was just doing a bit of...
By Forscher
On 18/06/2019