Harlow, Orchard Croft c.1955

Harlow, Orchard Croft c.1955

Neg. H22029

Memories of Harlow

Messing About On The River

With my sisters, catching tiddlers on warm summer days. We would have picnics beside the river. We loved helping to change the lock for the boats that came through. Later, when a little older we would swim and for a ...Read full memory

A memory of Harlow by Julie Taylor

Where I Grew Up With My Sister Christine & Dog Judy

This picture is the view from the main road of Harlow lock, Old Mill Resturant and weir and the towpath where the rowing boats and canoes were moored when I lived there. They were moored both ...Read full memory

A memory of Harlow by Eddie Tait

This Is What Old Harlow Mill Lock Looked 47 Years Before My Family Lived In The Lock Cottage

MY FAMILY MOVED HERE IN 1950 TILL 1961 MY DAD WAS THE LOCK KEEPER 1950 - 1961 SEE OTHER PHOTOS OF HOW IT LOOKED IN 1955  

A memory of Harlow by Eddie Tait

The Boats We Looked After

While my family lived in the lock house 1950 - 1961, my father rented  the rowing boats out and also the fishing permits. This is only one place where they were moored. At various times they were both sides of the ...Read full memory

A memory of Harlow by Eddie Tait

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History

The name Orchard Croft was taken from an old tithe map of the area.

This is an excerpt from Harlow Town and City Memories, by Clare Baster