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.

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 cycling seriously as a sport, we used to hang out at the branches in North and West Harrow, mainly West Harrow in the Pinner Road (the manager was ...Read full memory

A memory of North Harrow by Ian Willis

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 the parade of shops where built he had a wooden hut type building where he served teas and sandwiches to the train travelers. When the parade ...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 late 30's to the early 50's when we moved to Surrey. Turning right into Station Road, opposite a hotel (or was it a pub?) there was a drapers ...Read full memory