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The Road through Harpenden

Saxon Boundaries
The Travels of Edward I
The Second Battle of St Albans
Hertfordshire Map - Saxton 1577
Rothamsted Estate Map 1623
Hertfordshire Map - Oliver 1695
Oliver's Account of the Roads
Ogilby's Strip Map, 1719
The 1743 Turnpike Act
The Turnpike is set up in Harpenden
Where was Neales Corner
The Tolls in the 1744 Act
Owen & Bowen's Strip Map 1755
Dury & Andrews Hertfordshire Map 1766

The Brickworks along the Road

Patterson's route through Harpenden 1811
A Stage Coach comes to grief
Resurrectionists at Work
Highway men along the Road
From Luton to London 1830
The Peveril of the Peak
The Snow Storm of 1836
The Coming of the Railways
Coaches still running in 1850
A Roadside Inn - Old Roson
The End of Coaches to Harpenden
Local Horse Transport
The Road needs repairs
Incidents on the Road
The St Albans Highway Board
Trap Accident in 1891
The March from Leicester to London
A Smashing Finish
The Coming of the Bicycle
Early News Accounts of Bicycles
The Reynolds Family on their Bikes
Some Bicycling Accidents
Buying your Bicycle
News Accounts of Early Motoring Accidents
The Car has arrived

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