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Bellringers for the 1953 Coronation
Bellringers for the 1953 Coronation
The Bells of St Nicholas rang out
Kate Richardson, Harpenden artist (1861-1941)
Kate Richardson, Harpenden artist (1861-1941)
From a transcript by LHS member Pat Wilson and a Hertfordshire Countryside article (1)
The Story of 48 High Street
The Story of 48 High Street
From a reference on the Tithe Award map of 1843 to Harpenden Books in 2016
Reads' Motors
Reads' Motors
Successful business founded by Charles and William Read in 1921
Manland Beacon
Manland Beacon
Extract from Miss C.M. Clutterbuck's Manland Scrapbook
Katherine Warington - 1897 to 1993
Katherine Warington - 1897 to 1993
Distinguished Botanist - first to note importance of boron to plant growth
Flowton Priory
Flowton Priory
A Tudor timber-framed house transplanted from Suffolk to Harpenden in the 1920s
Rothamsted Allotment Club Annual Dinner
Rothamsted Allotment Club Annual Dinner
Extract from "Reminiscences,Tales & Anecdotes of Rothamsted Experimental Station, 1872-1922
Harpenden's sub-post offices
Harpenden's sub-post offices
Serving new communities, north, south and east from the 1870s
Wartime Harpenden
Wartime Harpenden
An overview of how Harpenden was affected by WWII
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Putterills' Garage
Putterills' Garage
Early High Street Photo
Yes my Dad, Trevor Weldon, took over the business after my grand father passed...
By Claire Parker
On 21/03/2017
Everest:The First Ascent.The untold story of Griffith Pugh, the man who made it possible.
Everest:The First Ascent.The untold story of Griffith Pugh, the man who made it possible.
Talk to the Society by Harriet Tuckey, on 30 March 2015
What a fascinating article. I have always been in awe of the people who made...
By Tammy Donoghue
On 21/03/2017
Anscombes of Harpenden - Past and Present
Anscombes of Harpenden - Past and Present
Published by Stephen Egarr in 1982
I thought your readers might be interested in the following page which...
By Nick Warren
On 21/03/2017
Hardenwick School at Sandridgebury
Hardenwick School at Sandridgebury
Memories of my time there from 1967 to 1971
ChI remember Charles Habib; I also remember Calleja - his first name was Rico,...
By Charles Moss
On 14/03/2017
Hardenwick School at Sandridgebury
Hardenwick School at Sandridgebury
Memories of my time there from 1967 to 1971
I remember Charles Habib; I also remember Calleja - his first name was Rico, I...
By Charles Moss
On 14/03/2017
Harry Knight's Memories of Harpenden before 1914
Harry Knight's Memories of Harpenden before 1914
Written at the age of 100 in 1979
This man was my great uncle. I live in Nelson, New Zealand. My grandfather was...
By Margaret stewart
On 14/03/2017
Croft Nurseries, MacDonald, father and sons
Croft Nurseries, MacDonald, father and sons
Turf specialists at 29 Station Road
"Macdonald of Harpenden" is mentioned in the 1919 minutes as being asked for...
By Lee Patterson
On 14/03/2017
Hardenwick School
Hardenwick School
Private Preparatory school for boys, Wordsworth Road 1898-1966
Hello Ken, I remember you well.  with regards to your enquiry about RDG...
By Phil Soskin
On 13/03/2017
A Gallery of Harpenden, St Albans and Wheathampstead pictures by Anton Pieck
A Gallery of Harpenden, St Albans and Wheathampstead pictures by Anton Pieck
It is not for sure, it is only a suggestion: I think the building is 73 High...
By R.U. Wijk
On 07/03/2017
A Gallery of Harpenden, St Albans and Wheathampstead pictures by Anton Pieck
A Gallery of Harpenden, St Albans and Wheathampstead pictures by Anton Pieck
The correct title should be Fishpool Street, with the "Godmersham House" (or...
By R. U. Wijk
On 07/03/2017
Aldwickbury Farm
Aldwickbury Farm
Photos from the 1950s
As a child I spent a lot of time playing at Aldwickbury Manor, with Spencer and...
By Tammy Donoghue
On 07/03/2017
More celebrations of George Hogg and the Gung Ho movement in China - September 2016
More celebrations of George Hogg and the Gung Ho movement in China - September 2016
Relatives and the Chinese President's brother visit his grave
This is the new year of 2017 and there were quite some celebrations of George...
By Peter @ Xian
On 21/02/2017