Welcome to the

Pinner Local History Society

Pinner and its environs - Pinner Green, Hatch End, North Harrow and Rayners Lane were once part of Pinner's parish - have an unexpectedly complex and rich past. The Society exists to encourage and promote interest in local history, particularly of our area. It does this through meetings, research, talks, publications and displays.

News

Our latest news
August 26, 2021
Forthcoming Meetings

We are now having our summer break from public meetings although a lot is still going on behind the scenes.  Our next meeting will be on Thursday 1st September, when Stuart Cawthorne will talk on the subject of “St Lawrence Whitchurch: a Building and its People”.  St Lawrence is the elaborately decorated church rebuilt in […]

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August 26, 2021
Latest News

Welcome to our new web-site: we hope you find it interesting and helpful.  We are delighted to be holding real meetings again and look forward to seeing friends old and new. Our programme will resume on 1st September after our summer break.   We hope everyone has an enjoyable holiday! We will also have a stall at […]

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About Our Area

August 30, 2021
About Our Area

Pinner is centuries old. It was one of the ten hamlets of the medieval Harrow Manor and is still the most easily distinguishable today. The name Pinner is nowadays considered to be of Saxon origin. Among the oldest written records of Pinner is one telling us that the church was here during the 1230s.

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