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

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

Rock And Roll Years

I lived in South Harrow from birth in 1945 in 125 Roxeth Green Avenue. I attended Roxeth Hill primary school until failing the eleven plus and then went to Lascelles Secondary Modern. Not the best of pupils although I ...Read full memory

Roxeth Green Avenue

I was born in 1960 at home at 151 Roxeth Green Avenue. Growing up in South Harrow was great, the 'local shops' were down at Shaftesbury Circle where there was a really old-fashioned sweet shop, all dark wood and high ...Read full memory

The Birds Nest South Harrow

I moved to Harrow in 1969, and started DJ'ing in October 1969. I had a residency at The Shaftesbury every Thursday, Friday, Sunday lunchtime and then later in the evening (pubs closed at 3pm in those days). It ...Read full memory

A memory of South Harrow by Denis Cook