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More old Shop Signs

Just linking these images posted in the Gallery to to those posted in the forum by way of the tag below.

Started by Hugh

2 Aug 9
Reply by Hugh

Tube Station in Harringay

Saw this today: http://londonist.com/london/videos/video-more-secrets-of-the-underground (1.28 minutes in) It's the building next to Hawes…

Started by Tom Devine

8 Jul 27
Reply by paddyk

One for us absolute nerds: a guide to London's geological sites

I'm not ashamed to say I'm a total nerd for this kind of information on the internet Check out the London Geodiversity Partnership guide to…

Started by Liz

1 Jul 27
Reply by Richard Woods

When Haringey council was investigated for being "subversive"...

Historian Keith Flett writes this week about a newly released document from the National Archives that reveals that Haringey Council were u…

Started by Liz

5 Jul 27
Reply by Osbawn

From Today's Calls to Open up the Moselle to the Campaign of Yesteryear to Culvert an "Open Sewer"

It's interesting to contrast today's understandable calls to open up the Moselle through the 'Haringey Heartlands' with the view taken over…

Started by Hugh

11 Jul 24
Reply by EMC2

Katherine Mansfield and the Haringey Connection

Katherine Mansfield Beauchamp, the well known New Zealand writer had Haringey roots. Her Great Grandfather, John Beauchamp (1781-1852) live…

Started by Angela

5 Jul 4
Reply by Hugh

Palace Gates to Seven Sisters – The lost railway line from Bounds Green, 1878 – 1963

Picture: A regular stalwart of the line - ex-LNER Class N7/5, 0-6-2T No. 69646  in BR livery circa 1960 – built in 1926 and finally scrapp…

Started by Richard Matz

55 Jun 23
Reply by Richard Matz

Twins 21st in 1945 - Euphoria & Relief In Knees-up for Long-Established Harringay Trader Family

Just two weeks after the end of the Second World War the Greenway family of Green Lanes in Harringay had a big knees-up to celebrate the…

Started by Hugh

5 Jun 19
Reply by Hugh

Was Jack the Ripper in Wood Green?

This has to be credible. I mean, after all it comes from the Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette! (03 October 1888).

Started by Hugh

2 Jun 15
Reply by Ian Craine

Kettner's Restaurant Run from Harringay during its Victorian Heyday

Kettners, Soho, during its Harringay stewardship, 1889 I was surprised to learn recently of a connection between Harringay and Kettner's o…

Started by Hugh

2 Jun 8
Reply by Peter Corley



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