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Parkview Estate - Cowper Road - south side, odd numbers
Parkview Estate - Cowper Road - south side, odd numbers
Tracing occupants since the first houses were built in 1883
Golfing in Harpenden
Golfing in Harpenden
Beginnings on Harpenden Common in 1894
The First Schools in Harpenden
The First Schools in Harpenden
Private, informal and voluntary
Edwin Grey
Edwin Grey
Research Worker and Historian (1859-1955)
Wartime Memories of an evacuee in the 1940s
Wartime Memories of an evacuee in the 1940s
Life with private landladies and meeting stage stars
Live like a King - at the Moat House in Harpenden
Live like a King - at the Moat House in Harpenden
extracts from Herts Countryside no. 167, March 1973
Dora Barrett
Dora Barrett
Sculptress
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Flowton Priory
Flowton Priory
A Tudor timber-framed house transplanted from Suffolk to Harpenden in the 1920s
My grandfather was Jack Dennis builder of St Albans who worked on rebuilding...
By Ellie Titmuss
On 20/05/2020
Hertfordshire Puddingstone
Hertfordshire Puddingstone
Almost unique to our area
As a young boy in the 1940s I saw many examples of this. We had a lump of it in...
By Roger Clark
On 20/05/2020
Live like a King - at the Moat House in Harpenden
Live like a King - at the Moat House in Harpenden
extracts from Herts Countryside no. 167, March 1973
Paul Lakatos of the Old Harpenden Years Gone By Facebook page writes: "I...
By Rosemary Ross
On 09/05/2020
Wartime Memories of an evacuee in the 1940s
Wartime Memories of an evacuee in the 1940s
Life with private landladies and meeting stage stars
I too met C B Cochrane in the Old Cock Inn. He must have been a regular. My...
By John Wyborn
On 09/05/2020
Can you help us with these queries?
Can you help us with these queries?
Susan Homewood came across this page and has sent this extra information about...
By Diana Parrott
On 02/05/2020
Sunday School Picture from late 1950's.
Sunday School Picture from late 1950's.
St Nicholas Church, Harpenden.
Gladys Smith was generally known as GAS because of her initials....
By John Wyborn
On 29/04/2020
Dora Barrett
Dora Barrett
Sculptress
Dora undertook two commissions that I was involved in.   One was for...
By Ray Warren
On 24/04/2020
Hertfordshire Puddingstone
Hertfordshire Puddingstone
Almost unique to our area
I ran the CDD019-excavation Valley Farm, Coddenham in Suffolk, for the village...
By John Fulcher
On 04/04/2020
Roundwood Park from the 1960s to 2018 - Part I
Roundwood Park from the 1960s to 2018 - Part I
A study of the houses on the Eastern side (even numbers)
The picture with the Orange car (Hi- Line Maxi registration SJH 6M) this was my...
By Adrian Turner
On 04/04/2020
Major Esterhazy -
Major Esterhazy - "Count de Voilement"
His life in Harpenden after the Dreyfus Affair - 1909 -1923
I mentioned this chap to my father. Despite growing up in Harpenden I was not...
By Catherine Spencer
On 25/02/2020
The Bells of St Nicholas
The Bells of St Nicholas
From three in 1552 to eight in 1990 - and two Oldfield bells
An article by J J Willis in 'Middlesex and Hertfordshire Notes and...
By Diana Parrott
On 25/02/2020
Sunday School Picture from late 1950's.
Sunday School Picture from late 1950's.
St Nicholas Church, Harpenden.
My mum, Jennifer Ruskin, is in this picture. Ed - we have added your scan with...
By Sharon Snell
On 11/02/2020