Harringay's History by Harringay Online
More photos than you can shake a stick at from 1860 onwards.
1. Harringay Albums by Date
Old Harringay, before 1885
Historical Images of Harringay from 1885 - 1918
Historical Images of Harringay After 1918
2. Places in Harringay
Historical Harringay Stadium
Historical Harringay Arena
Historical Images of Harringay's Finsbury Park
3. Harringay Archives
Old Harringay Maps & Plans
Historical Newspaper Archives
Green Lanes' Edwardian Shops
Edward Gray's Fantastic Harringay Art Collection
4. Harringay Memorabilia
Harringay Posters and Programmes
Harringay Boxing Memorabilia
Green Lanes Architectural Detailing
5. Other Areas
Historical Images of Nearby London
Historical Images of Manor House
Postwar Wood Green
Historical Images of Alexandra Palace & Park
Historic footage from 1920 on.
A series of eight articles on Wikipedia all thoroughly researched and referenced, if rather hurriedly written by Hugh, which together make up the first ever history of Harringay.
A new way to leaf through our neighbourhood's history. (as of November 2016 the Dipity website appears to no longer function. There is a version of the page on the Wayback Machine, but the critical parts are missing!))
5. History group
This group has a series of scrapbook articles which enrich the neighbourhood history.
6. Personal Memories Blogs
A growing collection of memories from times past written by former residents of the area.
7. In the Forum
Sometimes posts about Harringay's history get added to the forum. We've tried to gather as many as possible of those together here, (but there may be unlinked gems!).
8. Virtual Blue Plaque Map
9. Telling Harringay's History
Download a short pdf by Hugh about writing the first history of Harringay (click the picture to download):
Other sources for Harringay historical info
Other local history links
Links beyond Haringey
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I heard a wonderful aphorism about history recently. "History", the saying goes "is what a current generation finds interesting about previous generations". Bang on. Perhaps my sympathy for the…Back to Harringay Online
There is a wide spread popular belief that all roads on the Harringey Ladder between Green Lanes and Wightman Road are named after famous military and or naval personalities. The foundation of this…Back to Harringay Online