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Grocery Store in the Former Fairline / Class A / Sira

If only if were that simple (and sorry, you're 116 years too late for your free butter dish!). Click the picture to read - our picture rota…

Started by Hugh

2 Jan 9
Reply by matt

An Xmas Hamper (and other delicacies) from Hornsey's 'Health' Food Company, 1920s

PR Food advertised themselves from two addresses in Tottenham Lane. 151 is the premises that bow houses Domino's Pizza three shops down fr…

Started by Hugh

2 Dec 14, 2018
Reply by Geraldine

"Pubs, Ponds and Power: The Story of the Village - London" - worth a watch if you missed it.

Thanks for heads up Lesley Ramm @HornseyN8. BBC- "Archaeologist Ben Robinson explores the hidden villages of the capital. Despite many rur…

Started by EMC2

2 Nov 30, 2018
Reply by man-thinking

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

107 Nov 25, 2018
Reply by Abi

A West Indian football team in Harringay in 1928

Having watched Haringey Borough F.C. acquit themselves so well in the televised F.A. Cup match yesterday, thought I'd reproduce this report…

Started by Jamousa

2 Nov 17, 2018
Reply by John Root

Exhibition: Inspiring Women of Haringey: A Suffragette in the Family

From 6 October 2018 to end March 2019 2018 is the centenary year of the Representation of the People Act. This allowed some women – those…

Started by Liz

3 Nov 16, 2018
Reply by Joanna Bornat

Exhibition on First World War Conscientious Objectors in Stroud Green and Harringay

Nick Morgan, one of the Stroud Green and Harringay librarians with support from member of Haringey First World War Peace Forum has put toge…

Started by Liz

0 Nov 15, 2018

Those Who Didn't Come Home from Your Street

Worth a looksee - A Street Near You

Started by Hugh

13 Nov 14, 2018
Reply by John Mc

Sweeties from the past.

My sister, who lives in the States, has asked me to send her some 'nostalgic' sweets of the day. We're talking about 1950/60 era. A lot of…

Started by Madeline

20 Nov 9, 2018
Reply by Geraldine B

Call for blue plaque for Emma Clarke, Britain's first Black British footballer who played her debut match in Crouch End

Campaigners are calling for first British Black footballer Emma Clarke to be honoured with a blue plaque. The Bootle-born player made her d…

Started by Liz

3 Nov 9, 2018
Reply by Richard Woods



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