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.

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

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