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

North Harrow, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

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.

Any Keen Cyclists

I lived near the Kodak factory, but I spent a lot of time in North Harrow as a teenager. I used to go to the Methodist youth club (until they got fed up with me) and developed a passion for building model aircraft there, started by a man who ran a class. I can't remember his name. Later though, as a school-boy I worked ...Read full memory

Sweet Shop On The Harrow Road

My father and his parents ran the sweet shop and ajoining hairdressind salon on the Harrow road. Somewhere near the kodak factory, where all the factory workers came to buy their cigarrettes, tobacco and sweets. They lived above the shop, he went to the local grammer school. Early closing day was Wed or ...Read full memory