1,345 more photos of Norfolk & Cumbria in June 2017 Release

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

War Years Changed Everthing

I was one year old when WW2 began - in 1938. Most of my visual memories stem from that time. I remember, without any facts to support them, the large white house that stood in the grounds of Waitrose Car Park and was in ruins one morning on my way to Byng Road School - the tiny cottages beside HADLEY INFANT'S ...Read full memory

A memory of Barnet by Roland Wood

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