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Local pillbox survivors

In South Tottenham. off Ermine Road - From flickr. See location at Google Maps.

Started by Hugh

21 on Monday
Reply by Alan Stanton

A Wander Along Park Road of Old (and Less Old)

For several centuries, Park Road was named Maynard Street, after a landowner of olden days. It got renamed as being the road to the new Ale…

Started by Ken Stevens

3 on Sunday
Reply by Lesley Ramm

A question from Ally Pally staff - when was first big standing gig at the palace?

The staff at Ally Pally are are researching Ally Pally's musical heritage. They've been unable to find when the first big standing gig took…

Started by HoL Site Admin

9 on Friday
Reply by Chris Setz

Magic Lantern Slides offer a Peek into Upper Middle Class Edwardian Life at 'The Laurels', Hornsey

I recently came across a marvellous set of late nineteenth and early twentieth century magic lantern slides. They show a slice of life insi…

Started by Hugh

25 on Friday
Reply by John Shulver

CFF Film Operation 3rd Form

This may be of interest to ex pupils that were there at the time this was taken off of FB N 8 site it’s being shown on ch sky 128 talking p…

Started by David Blackman-Wells

2 Apr 9
Reply by David Blackman-Wells

Wonderloaf bakery and Jubly factory, White Hart Lane.

Does anyone have any memories or photographs of the above? The Wonderloaf bakery was a huge white building situated opposite the 'T' juncti…

Started by Tim Fennell

6 Apr 9
Reply by Lydia Walter

St. Davids Rectory Gardens

Did anybody attend the above when it first opened in the early 60s.

Started by David Blackman-Wells

8 Apr 8
Reply by Tim Fennell

Mystery Door on Beresford Road

Calling all architecture sleuths... There is a house near the bottom of Beresford Road that I walk past every day, which has an extra door.…

Started by Nick Hare

51 Mar 18
Reply by Hugh

A Mosaic Elm Tree of Life - Wells Terrace Finsbury Park

For all fans of slightly blurry phone pictures, this is a very, very fine example. Even on full magnification you can't quite make out the…

Started by Adrian Hackney

3 Mar 8
Reply by John Shulver

Discover Local Women's Histories with the Haringey Women's History Maps

Women's History Month this March sees a new web resource launched - The Haringey Women's History Map. There are three beautifully illustrat…

Started by Liz

1 Mar 8
Reply by John Shulver



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