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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, visits, publications and displays.

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August 26, 2021
Forthcoming Meetings

The next Pinner Local History Society talk is “Bletchley Park - People and Places” by Peter Marcham on Thursday 9th May at 8pm in the Pinner Village Hall.  Bletchley Park, home of the WW2 Codebreakers, was once Britain's best kept secret. Peter’s talk will cover the extraordinary men and women whose achievements helped shorten WW2 by up to two […]

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August 26, 2021
Latest News

In December our first ‘Make Your Own Way' visit since Covid was to Oxhey Chapel.  This was well attended - thank you everyone who came. A special thank you to Michael Mendelblat for organising the visit. If you have any suggestions of places to visit, please let us know. Our next ‘Make Your Own Way' […]

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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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