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Hornsey District Council plaque

Any information on this Hornsey District Council plaque in Wightman Road? It is on the first floor of a house just before the railway bri…

Started by Jim

2 yesterday
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Bomb Damage Inscription on Woodlands Park Road

I'd like to share a very emotional finding we made while having some work done in the loft of our house on Woodlands Park Road. We found in…

Started by Peter

15 yesterday
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A Tudor Garage (amongst others) in Crouch End

The other day I stumbled across this picture of an odd confection of the Tudor Garage in Crouch End. This business used to stand next to…

Started by Hugh

20 yesterday
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History Walk of Stroud Green

Virtually on Zoom.  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/virtual-tour-from-hay-to-houses-stroud-green-revisited-tickets-128760216273

Started by Gee Hood

0 Nov 20

From Haringue to Hornsey

Found a copy of The Place Names of Middlesex by J.E.B. Glover (1922) in a charity shop yesterday for 50p. Interesting and fairly substantia…

Started by Michael Anderson

20 Nov 3
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Where did West Green's Black Boy Name Come From?

In a current discussion about Haringey Council's Review on monuments, building, place and street names in Haringey, a comment was made abou…

Started by Hugh

18 Oct 27
Reply by John D

Osborne Tavern - Stroud a Green Road

Hi members, can anybody help me? i am looking for a picture of The Osborne Tavern, Stroud Green Road that my grandparents ( Mary and Harvey…

Started by Tony

14 Oct 25
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One of the last local Victorian gas holders was dismantled last week.

The huge iron cage was built in Bounds Green in 1912 to store gas produced locally from coal, apparently. This website has discussed many t…

Started by Neil

6 Oct 16
Reply by Richard Woods

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

10 Oct 10
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Anyone know what used to occupy this plot behind Conway Road?

I walked down Conway Road yesterday evening and saw an entrance to a site which I imagine must have been a workshop/light factory. It's now…

Started by Hugh

45 Oct 3
Reply by John Shulver

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