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Contractor to be Fined for Failure to Remove Rubbish

Nice to know that the failure to remove rubbish problem has been going on since this article was published in the Ham & High 19 May 188…

Started by Hugh

0 14 hours ago

History of the Manor House Pub

I can't remember how, but I fell in to digging around about the history of the Manor House Pub / Tavern / Inn and came up with some flesh t…

Started by Hugh

6 on Thursday
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More Pictures from the Edwardian Parr Family of Seymour Road

See the first set of photos here. 

Started by Hugh

10 Nov 24
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Hornsey Historical Society Wins New Award!

New posting on Hornsey Historical Society website At the annual conference of the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society (LAMAS) held…

Started by Lesley Ramm

0 Nov 22

Potted History of Hornsey Gas Works

I spotted the panels below on a fence along Hornsey Park Road.

Started by Hugh

9 Nov 21
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Parr Family Photo Album from Harringay Ladder 1902-1903

Meet the Parr Family who lived at 44 Seymour Road in the early years of the Twentieth Century. I've come across a wonderful Edwardian photo…

Started by Hugh

50 Nov 17
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Kindertransport Hostels in Woodberry Down

Another little historical snippet I've come across about Woodberry Down is that two of the huge old pre-council estate Victorian houses on…

Started by Hugh

0 Oct 29

Who lived in your house in 1935?

When we first moved into our house, we found a Kelly's post office directory from 1935 in the attic which I unearthed again today. It lists…

Started by Michael Anderson

160 Oct 20
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How Woodberry Down Got its Name (and maybe Manor House too)

Over on another thread, a discussion started about the origins of the Woodberry Down name. This happened to coincide with some occasional r…

Started by Hugh

102 Oct 20
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Ally Pally Archive @googlearts now has over 1,000 images

Alexandra Palace in partnership with Google has undertaken the daunting process of digitising the Alexandra Palace Archive, bringing togeth…

Started by Liz

0 Oct 12

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