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Meet Britain’s little known "Queen of Hearts" after whom Alexandra Palace was named

I recently watched a fascinating documentary about Queen Alexandra, Edward VII's wife. Beyond knowing the basics, I previously knew almost…

Started by Hugh

5 yesterday
Reply by Kirsten Forrest

A Harringay Laundry List - Potted History of the Hawes and Curtis Site

Looking north towards the Hawes & Curtis site (behind the trees) c1920 I don't have a detailed history of the Hawes & Curtis site.…

Started by Hugh

12 Nov 26
Reply by Joanna Bornat

New Hornsey Historical Society Book with chapter on Harringay | NOW AVAILABLE

The new book's front cover with an image showing the archive room in the Society's Old Schoolhouse HQ building. The Hornsey Historical So…

Started by Hugh

0 Nov 11

Interesting old bricks spotted on the Passage

photo: @parksidemalvern The Parkside Malvern twiter account (run by the residents' association for the Hornsey Park area, just to the nor…

Started by Hugh

2 Nov 8
Reply by Alyson

Second 'liberated' Hornsey Parish boundary marker emerges

Some years back local estate agent Reuben Simon spotted an old Hornsey boundary marker in a skip and gave it to me. Having researched it…

Started by Hugh

15 Oct 28
Reply by Alan

Enamelled Hornsey Station sign at auction

A nice item if this is your sort of thing and you have the the £650 estimated sale price.

Started by Hugh

3 Oct 26
Reply by John Shulver

Behind the hoardings at the Queen's Head

I've been researching and writing up a piece about the Olympian Gardens that used to occupy the space next to the Queen's Head. I wanted to…

Started by Hugh

15 Oct 16
Reply by Richard Woods

New Hornsey Historical Society Book with chapter on Harringay

The new book's front cover with an image showing the archive room in the Society's Old Schoolhouse HQ building. Next month, the Hornsey H…

Started by Hugh

1 Oct 12
Reply by Dick Harris

Another little piece of Harringay's history on sale

Every now and then small (and some not so small) mementos of Harringay's history pop up for sale on online auction sites.  Ten years ago, t…

Started by Hugh

9 Oct 9
Reply by maggie

The Stables building at St Ann's

Who ever knew such a gem lay within Haringey! There has been a lot if filming at St Ann's Hospital  lately and I found the Admin Building o…

Started by VivY

14 Oct 8
Reply by Mac

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