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

Memories of Harrow on the Hill


I went to Southlands school harrow on the hill from 1958-1968 when it closed down. It was a victorian building and catered for day girls and borders. Many of the borders had parents living and working abroad.It was a close knit community of up to 150 girls, of every race, creed,and (...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)

I went to Southlands from 1945 to 1953

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)

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