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Clive Carter's Photo Essay on Wightman Road "Designing-in Danger"

Clive Carter's Photo Essay on Flickr is here - it includes this photograph which he suggests shows Wightman Road c1887, "This view is from…

Started by EMC2

2 Jul 28
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Summer Outing - East Anglia Transport Museum & Acton Depot Open Days 13th/14th July 2019

Harringay was in the middle of London's Trolleybusland. Originally served by more tram routes than buses, by the 1950s there were four Trol…

Started by StephenBln

2 Jul 15
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A Hornsey Park Clock Shop and How the Needs of Road Transport have been Plaguing the Turnpike / Wightman Junction for over a Century

I came across this clock the other day. So I had to ferret around a little to find out about it. 3 Hornsey Park Road was on the corner on…

Started by Hugh

3 Jul 12
Reply by Hugh

The Beatles in Hornsey Road

  This is intriguing... http://www.mccartney.com/?p=13955&fbclid=IwAR1rJ10sp2DNz710yz_2lDvfG6sJehxumhNskJslg5gs43GYsUKt3OC2TMc

Started by Ed Butler

16 Jul 6
Reply by Lauren

Does Anyone Else Find Iron Smelting Slag in their Garden

For years I've been finding in my garden lumpy bits of what looks to me like slag from smelting Iron. I'd been assuming that it was relat…

Started by Hugh

35 Jul 6
Reply by Colinloves

Join Archaeology Walk with museum of London crew - 1130am Sun 7 Jul

Hi, I'm posting this on behalf of some colleagues at Museum of London. Hope it's of interest... sara We invite you to join us for a special…

Started by sara wajid

0 Jul 5

Victorian bottle found - can you help me solve its mystery?!

We're currently getting our Victorian terrace renovated on Falkland Road, and one of our builders found this bottle hidden in the floor w…

Started by Amy R

7 Jun 23
Reply by Pat C

Vintage bottles what to do ?

Not a Damian Hirst medicine cabinet but close, two rubble bags full... good home required, be a shame for it to go to waste... open to ideas

Started by matthew cuthbert

1 Jun 18
Reply by Ben

Harringay and The Edwardian Roller Skating Boom

Edwardian 'Rinkers' I've been aware of Harringay's mid-twentieth century link with roller skating, through my research on the Harringay…

Started by Hugh

9 Jun 14
Reply by Janis Milnes

Seeking Old Photos of Boyton Road Hornsey

Wanted - Historic Photos of Boyton Road. I spent all of my formative years at 8, Boyton Road but have no photographs of the Victorian house…

Started by John Cunningham

7 Jun 14
Reply by Alan



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