Memories of North Harrow

Ivor J Clark Cycles

I lived in Blenhiem Road, North Harrow in the 1950s and did a paper round covering a lot of North Harrow. During the late '50s I joined the Kenton Road Club and took up ...Read full memory

A memory of North Harrow by Ian Willis

North Harrow Shops

I left Pinner Grammar School in 1963 and well remember this view as I sometimes cycled this route back home to Hatch End. Mostly I would go home the direct way through Pinner ...Read full memory

My Parents Owned North Harrow Cycles

My parents June & Brian Cocklin owned the Cycle and Toy Shop at 14 Broadwalk from 1963 until 1975. I lived there with my brother Christopher and sister Leonie. ...Read full memory

A Wartime Child

I was born in 1935 at 25 Cambridge Road, maiden name Lee. There were six of us, parents, 2 older sisters, Beryl and Gwen, and grandmother. I remember many of the shops from the ...Read full memory

Preston Road Shops

My great Grandfather, George frederick Rogers ( c1880 ) owned the Newsagents ( still named Rogers ) on the Preston Road at Preston road station, way back in the 1920's ?. Before ...Read full memory

City Electronics

I was a part timer here - it was an old Currys store. I ran the record department, largely in the evenings after school. Amazing musicians used to come & go, the shop was 'home' ...Read full memory

A memory of North Harrow

The Tithe Barn

This picture is of the Tithe Barn at Harrow Museum and Heritage Centre. It is one of four listed buildings at the site and is part of the former medieval Headstone Manor estate. Harrow Museum can be contacted on 020 8861 2626

A memory of North Harrow by L C

Air Force Brat

I lived with my family from 1959 - 1962 in North Harrow - I have never really left. Penny candy sixpence allowance! Gobstoppers! The fire station. We would walk around in Harrow school! What fun we had! I would love to hear from anyone else with a dad stationed at South Ruislip base.

Happy Days At Elmcroft Crescent

Hi, I came across this site by accident but I am delighted to recap on happy days spent living in North Harrow. We lived in Elmcroft Crescent off Headstone Lane ...Read full memory

A memory of North Harrow by John Day

Northumberland Road

We lived at 29 Northumberland Road in the 1950s with my grandmother. My sister Moira and I went to Longfield school and I have many happy memories there. My grandmother took me ...Read full memory

A memory of North Harrow by Jan Herd

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