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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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The Problem with Harringay Bridge

It seems like Harringay Bridge was born as a problem. Now it's graffiti. Just twenty years after it was constructed, it was already too low…

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Harringay Edwardian Buy Local Campaign

Published in 1901:

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3 Mar 14
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Harringay House mapped (almost) exactly on modern satellite pic

Liz asked me the other day about the exact position of Harringay House. I pretty much knew it, but wasn't sure exactly. So I took the 1883…

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7 Mar 10
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A Rifle Range in Grand Parade!?!

The above is from the North London Mercury and Crouch End Observer, on October 30 1903.  A rifle range on Green Lanes! Cor lummee!

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6 Mar 9
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Unique photos of Northumberland House circa 1900

This weekend I made HoL's latest local history acquisition with the purchase of a set of photos showing the exterior and interior of Northu…

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46 Feb 22
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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…

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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…

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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…

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4 Nov 30, 2018
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