The most important thing about The Town of Barnet is the road that runs through it.For centuries it has taken people in and out of London and transported thousands of different items.If the road could tell its history you would get tales to fill a book and stories to keep you enthralled.

This is THE HISTORY  OF BARNET
     HERTS ENGLAND

BARNET TIME LINE
Chart of Barnet history.
OUR TOWN
All you need to know about Barnet
THE EARLY YEARS
of Barnet.
BYGONE BARNET
A video about our history
101 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT BARNET
TALLY HO
Take a ride to Barnet when it was a coach stop.
by Richard Selby.
THE BATTLE OF BARNET   
One of the most important battles of the War of the Roses
happened in our town.
WAR OF THE ROSES   
F
ind out what brought the battle to the fields of Barnet.
WHERE ARE THE BODIES BURIED?
Up to 10,000 bodies could be buried outside of the town.
LOOKING FOR THE BATTLE FIELD
Would the BATTLE OF BARNET make a good movie?
We have many ROADS IN BARNET  
connected to history and the Battle of Barnet
BARNET FAIR
History of the Fair and Horse Fair
.
 
THE OLD PHYSIC WELL   
The history of the Old Physic Well in Well House visited by Samuel Pepys
BARNET MARKET The history.
OLIVER TWIST
meets the Artful Dodger in Barnet High Street
THE BARNET RACES 
Did you know there was a race course in Barnet?

DAVID LIVINGSTONE

The famous Explorer lived in Hadley

SIR ALEXANDER CUMMINGS 
Did you know there is an Indian Chief buried in East Barnet?
BARNET AT THE OLD BAILEY Part 1
Court cases regarding Barnet at The Old Bailey dating from the 17th and 18th century.
BARNET AT THE OLD BAILEY Part 2 
GENERAL MONCK
Stayed at the Mitre in Barnet.
THE PEASENTS REVOLT
and the men from Barnet.
SIR GEOFFREY de MANDERVILLE
The Ghost of Oakhill Park
BIRT ACRES  
Did you know the first movie was made in Barnet.
LOTTE REINIGER
Famous animator lived in East Barnet.
DID CHURCHILL MEET HESS 
Did Churchill meet Hess in Whetstone?
ARKLEY VIEW  
intercepting enemy messages in Arkley in World War II.
BARNET IN THE WAR
Where did the bombs drop in Barnet
BARNET MUSEUM
Link to our local museum.
HISTORYOF THE BULL THEATRE
History of BARNET FOOTBALL CLUB
WAR OF THE WORLDS
Did the Martians come to Barnet?
CHARLES LIGHTOLLER  
the most senior officer to survive the Titanic disaster lived in Hadley.
TOURS OF BARNET  
Take a tour of the battlefield and historic Barnet.
FAMOUS PEOPLE     
who were born or lived in and around Barnet.

  History of Local Schools

  Old Barnet Photos

  Barnet Pubs

   More History

     We hope you enjoy your visit to Barnet and if you have any ideas or suggestions please do not hesitate to contact us.
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