Barnet, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Barnet and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

The Old Bull Arts Centre And Old Bull Morris Dancers

I joined a "side" of clog morris dancers known as The Old Bull" in 1980. We all attended weekly practices and danced out at various local pubs in the area. Our practice venue was a former pub known as the Old Bull. It was purchased by Barnet Urban District Council in 1963 with a view to ...Read full memory

Wood Street Barnet

Having responded privately to Steve Laidlaw and now read other log-ins I have decided to add some of my own 'gleanings'. Now residing in New Zealand but having been born and raised in Barnet, and having traced my family history back some 300 years in Barnet/Hadley, I now have sufficient information to build a reliable ...Read full memory

A memory of Barnet by Raymond Peak

Family Roots

I have no memories of Barnet myself but I have recently learned since my dad passed away that my grandad came from Barnet and was born there by all accounts. His name was William George Wanstall, born on the 22nd January 1907, his mother was Annie Wanstall, nee Keating, and his father was of the same name as himself, William ...Read full memory

A memory of Barnet by Angie Nolan