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Fairfax Hall (Kurdish People's Assembly Building ) a Fascinating History of London’s 20th Century

Socialist Party of Great Britain Members at Annual Conference at Fairfax Hall Harringay c1936 As part of another line of research I’ve pic…

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Topsfield Hall & V & A Featured Local Edwardian Photographer

Topsfield hall stood on the point of land just north of where today the Clocktower stands, between Middle Lane and Broadway. Historicall…

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2 Dec 22, 2018
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Pierino Gamba, the Maestro Boy-Wonder at Harringay

Gamba Rehearsing at Harringay Arena in June 1948 I first came across the story of the ten-year old maestro sensation from the 1940s a deca…

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1 Dec 14, 2018
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A Harringay Story - From 21st Century Planning Permissions to the East End Rag Trade and Russian Pogroms

Yesterday, I was sent the weekly planning applications list by Haringey Council. One entry surprised me. An application has been retrospect…

Started by Hugh

4 Dec 14, 2018
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The Saving of Queen's Wood

Something of the story of the saving of Churchyard Bottom Wood (since renamed Queen's Wood) is told in this contemporary magazine artic…

Started by Hugh

5 Dec 6, 2018
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The Many Lives of the Wood Green Crown Court Building

The building currently used as the Wood Green Crown Court, didn't start life with such a severe purpose. In the middle of the Nineteenth…

Started by Hugh

4 Nov 30, 2018
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Guys Calculating Machines, Wood Green

Based at the Truro Works in Truro Road, Wood Green, Guy's Calculating Machines Ltd was set up by Frank Guy. The company patented their fi…

Started by Hugh

0 Nov 20, 2018

Fairfax Hall (Kurdish People's Assembly Building ) a Fascinating History of London’s 20th Century

Socialist Party of Great Britain Members at Annual Conference at Fairfax Hall Harringay c1936 As part of another line of research I’ve pic…

Started by Hugh

15 Oct 20, 2018
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World's largest piano built in Harringay

In 1935 Challen, one of Harringay's several piano manufacturers, built the largest piano in the world at their Hermitage Road factory. At 1…

Started by Hugh

9 Sep 21, 2018
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Salisbury Promenade

Does anyone know the history of Salisbury Promenade? The design of the front looks to me remarkably like some inner London underground stat…

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2 Sep 21, 2018
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Old Crouch End School

Crouch End School shown on the 1869 Ordnance Survey Map. By 1869 its address was Park Road, but from 1500 (or perhaps earlier) until 1856,…

Started by Hugh

0 Sep 12, 2018

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