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Anglo-saxon map of london

Saw this recently  https://londonist.com/2014/01/anglo-saxon-london-map-updated and have been trying to work out where we are.  Some places…

Started by Sticky beak

7 7 hours ago
Reply by Richard Woods

Sir Don McCullin's Link with Campbell Bunk and a Grisly 21st Connection with the Road

In commenst on another post I've noted how McCullin's career was launched by the Campbell Bunk in Finsbury Park. I've also mentioned a haun…

Started by Hugh

0 yesterday

Beauty in the Borough. Hornsey in the early late 50s or early 60s?

Worth a watch.

Started by Alan Taylor

13 on Tuesday
Reply by John Cunningham

Potted History of the Hawes and Curtis SIte

Looking north towards the Hawes & Curtis site (behind the trees) c1920 I don't have a detailed history of the Hawes & Curtis site.…

Started by Hugh

12 May 10
Reply by Hugh

Plaque to be Installed to Honour Haringey’s First World War Conscientious Objectors

Haringey’s 350 First World War Conscientious Objectors will be honoured and remembered with a specially designed plaque installed at a cere…

Started by Liz

0 May 9

"Living at Harringay" in 1903

An interesting voice from the past, waxing lyrical about our parks and praising the Council for their role in making the parks. The parks m…

Started by Hugh

1 May 9
Reply by Ceri

Turnpike Lane Junction 1930 vs 2018

I haven't been able to capture exactly the same shot with Google Maps as the 1930 aerial photo, but it's close enough to be able to make…

Started by Hugh

4 May 9
Reply by Hugh

HoL's Historical Photos Collection

The clunkiness of HoL's image organisation system has become increasingly apparent as HoL's collection of history photos has grown. I've be…

Started by Hugh

8 May 8
Reply by Paul Harding

The Sir George Robey

Teh tale of the ruin of the Sir George Robey, later the Powerhaus, in Seven Sisters Road, Finsbury Park THE BLUE FACADE OF FINSBURY PARK by…

Started by Ed Butler

1 May 1
Reply by Hugh

Forty Two Years on - The Battle of Wood Green

A worthwhile quick read at Jacobin Magazine, this short article describes the events that led up to the fascist vs anti-facist clash that t…

Started by Hugh

0 Apr 29

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