List of street names in Harwell Parish. Please use the comment form at the end of the page to add more information or send corrections. This is very much work in progress. Thanks to Harwell Parish Council for access to minutes, and for additional information gained during my time on the parish council. David Marsh
The programme for the 2019 Harwell Feast refers back 60 years to the 1959 Feast when money was raised for the setting up of the village hall. It was reported that negotiations were proceeding between the parish council and the technical institute for the purchasing of the institute by the parish. In the end that […]
Instead of a seasonal photo quiz, why not have a go at the Harwell History Trail over the Christmas holidays. This short walk round the village was devised for the special exhibition of Harwell in the Wars organised by the Harwell History Group. The walk starts and ends at the Village Hall and passes many […]
Photos of St.Mathews and its people.
Three villagers who live in the village reminisce about teaching Harwell children.
Notes from minutes of meetings of the Harwell Parish Council. Prepared by Martin Ricketts and published in Harwell News #176 The Parish Council’s consideration of a site for the Rec at the end of the 1st World War was tied up with the discussion of extra housing provision. At the meeting on 29th Nov. 1917, […]
Newspaper cutting from 1932 when the Harwell Bells were rededicated Bells have been rung in Harwell for almost 400 years. In 1932 two additional bells were added to the older 6 which are now the oldest existing ring of 6 in the world. ( See F.Sharpe, The Church bells of Berkshire p 127) Since 1932 […]
Gordon Walker was a director of the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory and championed the building of the Diamond Light Source Synchrotron.
Chris Stott was an extremely successful vicar who cared deeply for the secular community as well as his parishioners.
Now I come’s up from Harwell I’ve been here since I was a lad but I remember how things were and the fun that we all had Just boys and girls enjoying in those summers so full of sun No need for mobile phones or I pods just days of endless fun Kicking a football […]