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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
Armistice Day 1918 in Harpenden
Armistice Day 1918 in Harpenden
Recollections by Theodora Wilson and Edwin Grey
Harpenden's War Memorials
Harpenden's War Memorials
A gallery of the many memorials around the village
Honouring the men of Harpenden's parishes, St Nicholas, St John's and All Saints
Honouring the men of Harpenden's parishes, St Nicholas, St John's and All Saints
Those who died and those who also served and returned
National Roll of Honour 1914-18
National Roll of Honour 1914-18
Harpenden names in Section V, Luton
Harpenden: A Village at War
Harpenden: A Village at War
John Cooper's latest book on Harpenden
Crabtree Church
Crabtree Church
from its origins in the United Missions Chapel on West Common, to 139 Crabtree Lane
Orchids
Orchids
Report of Professor Ian Denholm's talk to the Society on 27th March 2018
The Development of North Harpenden
The Development of North Harpenden
Jesse Catton and the Roundwood district - 1920s to 1960s
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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
Armistice Day 1918 in Harpenden
Armistice Day 1918 in Harpenden
Recollections by Theodora Wilson and Edwin Grey
At the Beacon of Light Ceremony on Sunday 11 November 2018 at 7.00pm on...
By Jane Juby - Harpenden Town Council Mayor's Secretary
On 20/11/2018
Honouring the men of Harpenden's parishes, St Nicholas, St John's and All Saints
Honouring the men of Harpenden's parishes, St Nicholas, St John's and All Saints
Those who died and those who also served and returned
My father Henry Wilfred Day, and at least four of his brothers, fought in WW1....
By Duncan Day
On 13/11/2018
War Memorial on Church Green, Harpenden
War Memorial on Church Green, Harpenden
1914-18 Names
Pte A.T.Irons was my great grandfather and was the local postman. He lived in...
By Susan Rees
On 10/11/2018
10 Crabtree Lane hit by a bomb
10 Crabtree Lane hit by a bomb
The boy saved by sleeping under the stairs
An ARP log-book in the Hertfordshire Archives has been transcribed on Herts...
By Rosemary Ross
On 06/11/2018
8 Moreton Avenue
8 Moreton Avenue
Home of the Clays from 1909-1956
Charles Rupert Clay moved to 8 Moreton Avenue in 1908 per the title deeds. He...
By Vicky Platt
On 06/11/2018
Hardenwick School at Sandridgebury
Hardenwick School at Sandridgebury
Memories of my time there from 1967 to 1971
Hi Charles Habib  I was also at the prep school for 2 years in 1967 and...
By Michel
On 30/10/2018
Dr Hester
Dr Hester
A patient's tribute
Dr Kenneth Hester and his wife Muriel (known as Mewie) moved into Roundwood at...
By John Wyborn
On 23/10/2018
The Development of North Harpenden
The Development of North Harpenden
Jesse Catton and the Roundwood district - 1920s to 1960s
Service at Roundwood Halt was ‘temporarily suspended’ on 16 June...
By Geoff Woodward
On 23/10/2018