Harrow On The Hill, St Mary's Church, The Peachey Tomb And The Elm 1906

Memories of Harrow on the Hill


This half burnt out mansion and wonderful Japanese garden holds very special memories for me.Although it had notices saying it was private and to keep out,not to mention trespassers would be prosecuted,I couldn't keep away and would go there every chance I got.Despite the obvious dangers,I would (...Read full memory)

I was never a keen swimmer and my school's compulsory trips to the open air pool in Charles Crescent did nothing to encourage me! Every week in Summer Terms an ancient double decker bus would arrive at Pinner Grammar School to take groups of us to the pool. This began in the (...Read full memory)

I was about five or six when we moved the Westbourne House, Mount Park, Harrow on the Hill. Mount Park use to be private an there was a couple called the Morrisons who were in charge of opening and closing the gate. Their daughter was Betty. Westbourne House was a very large private home that was converted to (...Read full memory)

I attended this school as a weekly border in about 1960-61. At the time Helen Shapiro's first record was number one in the hit parade and Lilian Bailey was out head girl. The school was in a rambling old house and in the evening we spent a lot of time on the common room floor playing 'jacks' on (...Read full memory)

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