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‘A School of our own’: Queen Elizabeth’s Girls’ School Barnet

A history of Queen Elizabeth’s Girls’ School in Chipping Barnet, written to celebrate the school's 125th anniversary....

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800 Years of Barnet Market

Barnet Market received its Royal Charter in 1199. In this book Jennie Lee Cobban and Doreen Willcocks explore 800 years of the Market's colourful history....

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A Barnet Museum Calendar for 2022

Three historical pictures for each month - one A4 size and two smaller ones with some information.They cover Chipping Barnet, East Barnet and New Barnet...

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A County of Small Towns

Development of Herts' urban landscape to 1800. Brings together research into the origins, growth and topography of Hertfordshire towns....

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A Hundred Years of the Chipping Barnet War Memorial 1921- 2021

Barnet Museum has recently published a book to mark the 100th anniversary which records the full history of the memorial. It charts it time from initial conception in 1919 through to construction, its relocation in 1938-39 into the new Garden of Remembrance, and details how the memorial has formed a focus for the town’s Armistice and Remembrance Day since the unveiling on 3rd April 1921 across t...

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A Slice of Life

This describes life in Monken Hadley, just north of Barnet. Topics include Houses and Cottages, Workers in Iron and Wood, Travellers and Public Houses. It is well-illustrated and beautifully presented. 96 pages...

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A Thousand Years of Barnet Boundaries

12 page A4 booklet describing Barnet's boundary over 1000 years, including it's early history and place names....

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A Walk around Chipping Barnet 1 (Barnet Hill)

An 8 page A5 booklet describing a walk around Chipping Barnet (focussing on Barnet Hill), highlighting buildings and other aspects of historic interest along the route, with map and drawings of some of the buildings....

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A Walk around Chipping Barnet 2 (Wood Street and High Street)

An 8 page A5 booklet describing a walk around Chipping Barnet (focussing on a route from Wood Street to the High Street), highlighting buildings and other aspects of historic interest along the route, with map and drawings of some of the buildings....

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A Walk around East Barnet

An 8 page A5 booklet describing a walk around East Barnet, highlighting buildings and other aspects of historic interest along the route, with a map and drawings of some of the buildings....

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A Walk around New Barnet

An 8 page A5 booklet describing a walk around New Barnet, highlighting buildings and other aspects of historic interest along the route, with map and drawings of some of the buildings...

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Barnet History Journal Vol 2 (2018)

A fine mix of articles including: Barnet in 1938 , Wartime Auxiliary Fire Service, Hertfordshire Mines and Brickworks, 1665 Plague and Barnet, General Booth and Medieval Buildings. Size A5 32 pages ...

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Barnet History Journal Vol 3 (2019)

A miscellany of articles including: Barnet’s Pearly King and Queens, A 1950sBus Journey, The Physic Well Refurbishment, Working with Field Marshall Montgomery and Clay Smoking Pipes. Size A5 32 pages ...

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Barnet History Journal Vol 4 (2020)

A rich assortment of articles including: Barnet’s V2 Missile, Barnet in the Blitz, 1881 Smallpox Epidemic in Barnet, A Barnet Petty Sessions Case and Schoolchildren coping with the Pandemic of today. Size A5 46 pages ...

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Barnet Physic Well

The story of Barnet Physic Well, ‘the tourist attraction that never quite made it’....

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Barnet Royal Timeline

The booklet describes the royal associations with Barnet (focussing on Chipping Barnet, East Barnet, New Barnet, Hadley and surrounding areas). It has been produced to mark the visit by HRH The Duke of Gloucester to Barnet Museum in May 2017....

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Centenary of 'The Elizabethan'

This 40+ page A5 booklet contains extracts from 100 years of 'The Elizabethan', the school magazine of Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School for Boys in Barnet from 1876 to 1976....

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Chipping Barnet's Military History

This book covers the period 1850 to the present day, reviewing the forces of the Militia based for 50 years at Barnet Barracks, the Rifle Volunteers and the Territorial Forces. The timeline details events from 1661 to 2019. There are maps, photographs and biographies of notable characters. 76 pages A4 format ...

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Geoffrey de Mandeville and London’s Camelot, ghosts, mysteries and the occult in Barnet

Historian and archaeologist Jennie Lee Cobban explores the occult mysteries of the Barnet area, delves into its hidden history and brings to life some of the bizarre characters who have lived in this most surprising of London suburbs....

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Georgian Hadley

A series of articles about Georgian houses in Monken Hadley, a quiet area just to the north of Chipping Barnet, that still retains some of these houses today....

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Historic Barnet

A series of short articles on the history of Chipping Barnet and the surrounding area. Includes the Battle of Barnet, Barnet Physic Well, Barnet Workhouse, the coming of the railways to Barnet, Barnet Fair and much more....

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Monken Hadley Church and Village

A history of Monken Hadley, including the church (and its beacon which was lit to warn on the coming Spanish Armada), sport, Hadley Brewing, Hadley windmill, shop, schools and famous residents, such as David Livingstone....

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New Barnet War Memorial

18 page booklet dedicated to all the men, women and children who lost their lives in the 2World Wars Sold in Aid of Help for Heroes. ...

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Opposite the Prince

Memories of growing up in East Barnet between 1923 and 1926. 'It shows a colourful, lost world full of action, pathos and humour.'...

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Rambles Round Barnet, Volume 2

In 1947 the treasurer of the newly formed Barnet Society Mr E.H. Lucas was asked by the society to produce a report on the condition of local footpaths. This led to the publication of a booklet in 1948 called Rambles Round Barnet. As part of the 2012 Diamond Jubilee celebrations, some of the walks were revised and reprinted. This is the second volume of these walks....

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