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Around Pinner Through Time

Pinner was one of the ancient villages of Middlesex. Lanes led from its High Street to small hamlets, a handful of grand houses, the common fields, woods, and places further afield. By the nineteenth century, the countryside was a patchwork of farms, supplying London's needs. People came to Pinner from home counties, and then from London by railway. Villas appeared in the hamlets, and the expandin...

Supplied by: Pinner Local History Society Product Ref: PIN-1005

Fair Enough - Pinner Fair: The Last 200 Years

The annual street fair at Pinner in Middlesex was founded in 1336 and has been held ever since. At frequent intervals over the past two hundred years, people have been trying to suppress it for a variety of reasons. This book looks at the changing style of entertainments provided at the Fair, and examines the ways in which it has survived for over 650 years, when many neighbouring fairs and more ...

Supplied by: Pinner Local History Society Product Ref: PIN-1008

Pinn 1

The Stench of Progress - Report of the Nuisances Committee 1871; John Mayall, photographer 1810-1901; Pinner mobility - transport in the early 19th century; Moss Close and footpath; Hedges and Trees in Pinner; The Barrow Point Estate - a history; The workhouse and the poor of Pinner - 1782-1845...

Supplied by: Pinner Local History Society Product Ref: PIN-1014

Pinn 2

Wind and Watermills of Pinner; The Letchford Arms; Post Offices of Pinner; The Telephone in Pinner; Rifles at Rayners Lane - a 19th century rifle club; Domestic Servants in Victorian Pinner; The Pinner Hill Icehouse; The Rabbit Hutches- a row of working class cottages; Pinner National Schools – non-private schools in Pinner 1815 to c1880...

Supplied by: Pinner Local History Society Product Ref: PIN-1015

Pinn 3

Pinner Local History Society has produced a number of monographs on Pinner. In Pinn 3 we cover Waxwell Lane and its history. This is a scanned version of the original publication....

Supplied by: Pinner Local History Society Product Ref: PIN-1011

Pinn 4

More about the history of Pinner George Bridge and the Pinner Horse Bus; The Fruit & Veg stall at 23 Bridge St; Gas in Pinner; The Milk-White Lamb - Pinner Suffragettes; The House That Was Not There; Pinner Green excavation 1980; Epidemic in Pinner 1741; The Perpetual Curate of Pinner and His Lady - Walter Williams; The Pinner Gold Crown- a coin of 1603-4; The Purest of Human Pleasures - Pinner G...

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Pinn 5

Pinner Local History Society has produced a number of monographs on Pinner. In Pinn 5 we cover some more Pinner History including: Sport - Local Societies and records have been scoured for this revealing account of Pinner’s sporting past. The Ellements - Not the natural forces, but just a part of the family history of this longstanding an influential local family. The Population of Pin...

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Pinn 6

Pinn 6 Pinner Local History Society has produced a number of monographs on Pinner. Among these are two outlining lives of notable Pinner Residents. This monograph, Pinn 6, is one and encompasses outlines of a number of Pinner Residents since 1670 who were of some fame or notoriety. They include the Heath Robinson family. The three brothers Thomas, Charles and William were prominent resid...

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Pinn 7

Pinn 7 Pinner Local History Society has produced a number of monographs on Pinner. Among these are two outlining lives of notable Pinner Residents. This monograph, Pinn 7, is one and encompasses outlines of a number of Pinner Residents since 1580 who were of some fame or notoriety. All of them have been resident in Pinner at some time or other. Some were famous only in Pinner, big fish in...

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Pinner Chalk Mines

Pinner Chalk Mines by Ken Kirkman - Scanned version of original. This book provides a fascinating history of the little known chalk mines that lie under the ground in Pinner. The reason that so few people have ever seen or heard about the chalk mines is that they remain very inaccessible. Even if you squeeze through a manhole you need a certain amount of fitness to lower and raise yourself 1...

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Pinner to Paradise: Langthorn Letters

Pinner to Paradise: Langthorn Letters ...

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Pinner: Hatch End, North Harrow and Rayners Lane

The success of 1994’s Pinner, Hatch End, North Harrow and Rayners Lane. A Pictorial History gave Pinner Local History Society unrivalled access to old photographs that had previously languished unseen in private collections. Descendants of families which once lived here have also been inspired to ransack cellars and attics and the results of these searches are published here for the first time. ...

Supplied by: Pinner Local History Society Product Ref: PIN-1007

Secret Pinner

Secret Pinner is an introduction to Pinner’s often little- known history, and covers a wider area than might be expected, taking in the modern areas of Hatch End, North Harrow, and Rayners Lane. Its chapters deal with topics as various as famous residents, early policing, roads and railways, and local suffragettes, and chart the area’s transformation from its medieval past as a purely agricult...

Supplied by: Pinner Local History Society Product Ref: PIN-1000

St Edmund The King: A Pinner Parish Church

As a Pinner Parish Church, St Edmund The King (built in 1964) serves about 3000 dwellings mostly north of the Uxbridge Road. This book describes the second church on the site; its contents and the artists who created them; and the stories associated with all the major contents....

Supplied by: Pinner Local History Society Product Ref: PIN-1003

Ten Walks Around Pinner: Including Ruislip, Northwood, Eastcote, Rayners Lane, North Harrow, Hatch End, Harrow Weald

Ten Walks Around Pinner: Including Ruislip, Northwood, Eastcote, Rayners Lane, North Harrow, Hatch End, Harrow Weald. The intention of the book is to highlight some of the prettiest and lesser known areas of Pinner, Ruislip, Northwood, Eastcote and Rayners Lane as well as Hatch End, North Harrow and Harrow Weald. These walks have the benefit of being used by the reader as they wish. The histor...

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The Fives Court: The Centenary History of a House in Pinner

This book has been published, in a limited edition, to celebrate the Centenary of a house in Pinner, Middlesex, England and to bring to the notice of a wider public the skill and craftsmanship of the Arts and Crafts architects, Smith and Brewer. Their first major work was said by Pevsner to be "one of the most charming pieces of architecture of its time." It tells the story of two brilliant cous...

Supplied by: Pinner Local History Society Product Ref: PIN-1010