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Frank O. Salisbury.
Frank O. Salisbury.
Portrait in the Oval Office.
What was New on the Website in 2020
What was New on the Website in 2020
New and Revised Pages and Comments
The Harpenden Trust
The Harpenden Trust
It's origins and continuing relevance
Park Avenue North - odd numbers 61 to 27
Park Avenue North - odd numbers 61 to 27
Approached from Maple Road
Alan John Bailey MC
Alan John Bailey MC
Son of Harpenden dentist John James Bailey
A Local History Quiz 2021
A Local History Quiz 2021
and now you can peek at the answers - in the downloadable document at the end!
The Embassy Flag Flies Again in Milton Road
The Embassy Flag Flies Again in Milton Road
Yugoslav Embassy flagpole replaced
It's not over until it's over
It's not over until it's over
Stories from Michael Weaver's life
The Oval Harpenden
The Oval Harpenden
A Mission Change Protecting the Past
Park Avenue - Part 1, odd numbers 1-25
Park Avenue - Part 1, odd numbers 1-25
An ever-changing road in the heart of Harpenden's Conservation Area
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Some Memories of Harpenden East Station
Some Memories of Harpenden East Station
From the 1930s to 1965
Living in Cross-way, the field (and indeed all the area surrounding Harpenden...
By Graham Major
On 11/03/2021
The Fishers at Milton Lodge
The Fishers at Milton Lodge
Darwin, evolution and links with Milton Road
I attended the funeral of both Harry and his sister Margaret who are buried...
By Stephen Cox
On 11/03/2021
Early Days at Batford Nursery School
Early Days at Batford Nursery School
From Wartime Day Nursery to Ministry of Education Nursery School
I attended Batford Nursery school in the late 1950s. My parents lived in Grove...
By Jeremy M Winkworth
On 11/03/2021
Ken's Kingdom
Ken's Kingdom
Memories of life at the N.C.H, Highfield Oval, in the 1940s and 1950s
Many years ago, my parents had quite a lot of involvement with the Harpenden...
By Jenny Goodridge nee Nette
On 04/03/2021
Adam Rutherford
Adam Rutherford
Institute of Pyramidology
Pyramidology V has been published 2019 and due Covid-19 matters have been...
By Erlingur Thorsteinssonn
On 04/03/2021
125 years of Barclays Bank
125 years of Barclays Bank
Harpenden's Barclays Bank - from Jubilee to Jubilee
I lived at Barclays Bank House, Harpenden from l951 until 1957 during the time...
By Susan Robinson
On 25/02/2021
Moreton End School in Wartime
Moreton End School in Wartime
In the Picture I am the boy in the picture on the right on the top row  I...
By Gerald Leuw
On 25/02/2021
Harpenden War Memorial 1914-18
Harpenden War Memorial 1914-18
A Tribute to the Men who died in the Great War
Major Charles Henry Lord is buried in Bournemouth East Cemetery.  His...
By Sarah
On 25/02/2021
Moreton End School
Moreton End School
Compiled from the prospectus and notes in our archives
I was a pupil at Moreton End from 1972 through to 1978. A full Tour of...
By Chris Ward
On 17/02/2021
Hardenwick School in the late 1940s
Hardenwick School in the late 1940s
Memories of my time there from 1947-51- School Number 81
I remember you Chris, at least the name. I attended between 1948 and 1957 when...
By Martin Howard
On 17/02/2021
The Children's House, St George's School
The Children's House, St George's School
A Montessori school - later moved to Gorselands
Think I might be the "Valerie" on Gavin's list. Can remember many more than...
By Valerie Gaubert
On 17/02/2021
James Marshall - 1661-1722
James Marshall - 1661-1722
Benefactor of young people in Wheathampstead and Harpenden
Bill Batchelor posted his appreciation of the James Marshall Trust on the Old...
By Rosemary Ross
On 08/02/2021