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Memories of North Harrow

Robinsons Chemist

My dad owned Robinsons Chemist and I lived over it from 1963 till I married in 68. We lived on Anglemead Crescent prior to moving back over the shop! I remember John Moore at ...Read full memory

A memory of North Harrow

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of North Harrow by Martin Sach

The Tithe Barn And Harrow Museum

Moat Farm Park? I find this surprising as its claim to fame is surely the preserved buildings of the Tithe Barn and surroundings. The Barn itself is the site of ...Read full memory

A memory of North Harrow by John Howard Norfolk

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 ?. ...Read full memory

A memory of North Harrow by Pete Rogers

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of North Harrow by Jan Herd

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of North Harrow by Peter Scott

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.

A memory of North Harrow by Linda Lowry

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

British Restaurant In North Harrow

Since I was working for the firm that built the British Restaurant in North Harrow and I lived on Westmorland Road I had a quick ride to work each morning. ...Read full memory

A memory of North Harrow by Vincent Holmwood

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

A memory of North Harrow by Margaret Waddingham

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