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Young women going into pubs in Jolly Butchers Hill in 1940s

Does anyone know whether women were allowed into the pubs during the war years.  Someone mentioned to me that they could only go into parti…

Started by Julia

6 on Tuesday
Reply by Finsbury Park Ranger

Coach house and St Aloysius war memorial

Thanks to members I was able to write a piece about the coach house on Sunnyside Road wnich was published in my U3A magazine. Now looking a…

Started by Personal interest

1 Jun 3
Reply by John Leo Waters

SIlver Jubilee 1935

In May 1935, for the Silver Jubilee of King George V, the tram and lamp poles in Green Lanes were wrapped with red, white and blue.  It was…

Started by Peter Robinson

0 May 30

20 year anniversary of troubled times in Harringay

Scene of the trouble, November 2002. The restaurant on the left, Harringay Cleaners and Dostlar Lokali are now the three premise which com…

Started by Hugh

17 May 29
Reply by Doodle

Invitation from 1953 Coronation Party

I found these in the church archives. What a lovely slice of Harringay history!

Started by Pete

3 May 24
Reply by John Shulver

Childhood Memories - 4 - From My Window

Our top-floor flat in Wordsworth Parade had a bay window that gave a grandstand view over a section of Green Lanes with Frobisher Road and…

Started by Stephen Holliday

11 May 9
Reply by Caroline Moon

The War for Wood Green

Found this interesting documentary about Wood Green's underground and train stations. https://youtu.be/BFoyvPO5iGo

Started by Doodle

2 May 6
Reply by Lydia Walter

What kind of work/jobs did young men have in the late 1930s before the war in the Wood Green area?

Does anyone know what kind of jobs young men had before the 2nd world war around 1938/39?    Apart from working in ironmongers or shops.   …

Started by Julia

20 Apr 28
Reply by Gerry N

Turnpike Lane Junction 1930 vs 2018 (including Hornsey & Wood Green Synagogue)

I haven't been able to capture exactly the same shot with Google Maps as the 1930 aerial photo, but it's close enough to be able to make…

Started by Hugh

12 Apr 20
Reply by Harvey Spillman

Alfred Braddock: Victorian/Edwardian photographer of Hornsey

As an ex-Effingham Road lad, I know the area well around Turnpike Lane. I now live in a village, Hemsby, 5miles away from Martham. The butc…

Started by john nichols

1 Apr 19
Reply by Hugh



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