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From Ukraine to Harringay 120 years ago

Richard Rapahel (nee Zubrasky), (©Laurence Raphael, grandson) Eight years ago, I added a short post about Raphael Zubrasky, aka Raphael Z…

Started by Hugh

11 Jan 16
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Memories of living in Harringay from 1962 to 1965

The following was contributed by Mitchell Wells (now a resident of Glasgow):   Memories of living in Harringay from 1962 to 1965 and then r…

Started by Hugh

74 Jan 14
Reply by John Shulver

Building Shopping City - a story in pictures

The photos below are a selection from a comprehensive set held by the John Laing Photographic Collection, showing the development of Wood G…

Started by Hugh

19 Jan 14
Reply by David

Old Eel Pie House (The Sluice House Tavern)

The Old Eel Pie House was a popular leisure destination for Londoners in the eighteenth century and first three-quarters of the nineteenth…

Started by Hugh

15 Jan 13
Reply by Richard Woods

Christmas for Ally Pally's WWI Prisoners

I stumbled across this postcard that was apparently made for the use of the 3,000 German-born Civillians interned at Ally Pally during WW…

Started by Hugh

18 Jan 12
Reply by John Shulver

Changing Prospects in Hornsey

After I added the story about Goulding Courton Turnpike Lane recently, someone asked if the site of that building had also been the site of…

Started by Hugh

14 Jan 6
Reply by Hugh

Myddleton & Alexandra Park Laundry, Campsbourne, Hornsey

The MAP Laundry in The Campsbourne c 1955 (Image: Thanks to Mike Nichols for sourcingt his image) The Laundry in The Campbourne was estab…

Started by Hugh

1 Jan 3
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St Mary's Church Hornsey ~ old Development?

This image is from a scrap book collection on ebay just now and it's a bit different from yer usual St Mary's tower images, methinks. I'm…

Started by Ken Stevens

4 Jan 3
Reply by Ken Stevens

Old Hornsey police station

There has been a police building in Hornsey from at some point in the first half of the nineteenth century, or late eighteenth century un…

Started by Hugh

2 Jan 3
Reply by Hugh

The Gardens at Harringay House - the place, the plants the people

If you find longer items less amenable to reading online (which, though you might not think it, I certainly do), this article has been conv…

Started by Hugh

20 Dec 5, 2022
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