Harlow, Orchard Croft c.1955

Memories of Harlow

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

One Of My Best School Friends Houses

This is where one of my best friends still lives. His name is Michael, he's a Spurs supporter.  Still get a Xmas card and from 5 years old until I left in 1961 we stayed friends with our little gang of ...Read full memory

A memory of Harlow by Eddie Tait

Tanner's Fabrics And The Coffee Roasters

My mother and I used to buy fabrics from Tanners Fabrics in Little Walk. It was a fire-trap - fabrics piled from floor to ceiling and very little room to move. Mr. Tanner always knew where everything was ...Read full memory

A memory of Harlow by Julie Stilwell

Pardon Hall

Parndon Hall WAS NOT demolished - the Victorian house still lies at the centre of the hospital site and is currently used to house the Past Graduate Medical Centre and Trust offices. Paintings done by Elizabeth Arkwright in the late ...Read full memory

A memory of Harlow by Ursula Myers
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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

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