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Barrenger Road, Muswell Hill

Hi historians! I was wondering if anyone had any information or insights in relation to the naming of Barrenger Road in Muswell Hill. Putti…

Started by Bethany Burrow Atherton

9 on Friday
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The Hornsey Glebe

'Hornsey Church, From Church Path Fields, Engraving' 1876' The view is looking north towards the High Street. The church, except the tower…

Started by Hugh

2 Jan 8
Reply by Richard Woods

John Charles Stephen Mummery

I wonder if anyone has any information on, I believe, Wood Green resident, John Charles Stephen Mummery. Mummery was an architect (Fellow o…

Started by Jim

4 Jan 1
Reply by Jim

Madge's Study of the Development of the name of Haringey, Harringay and Hornsey

In a conversation on the main forum, Michael Anderson added a post about our area name. I chipped in with a comment to add the most authori…

Started by Hugh

6 Dec 27, 2020
Reply by EMC2

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

40 Dec 22, 2020
Reply by brian granville

World's largest piano built in Harringay

In 1935 Challen, one of Harringay's several piano manufacturers, built the largest piano in the world at their Hermitage Road factory. At 1…

Started by Hugh

24 Dec 19, 2020
Reply by Julian Hellaby

Hornsey's Edwardian Firemen

Hornsey Firemen outside the Tottenham Lane station with a horse drawn fire engine, c1905 In a comment on another photo earlier today, Str…

Started by Hugh

11 Dec 18, 2020
Reply by Hugh

Turnpike Lane boundary stone?

Can any one help identify this stone outside Nomad Turnpike Lane?. I thought it HBC 1880, but Hornsey Borough Council was not formed unti…

Started by Jim

9 Dec 18, 2020
Reply by Gerry N

The Story of the Effingham-Beresford Backlands

The development of the Harringay Ladder was tightly controlled, both by the covenants imposed by the land vendor, the British Land Company…

Started by Hugh

19 Dec 17, 2020
Reply by Hugh

Britain’s Last anti-Jewish Riots Send Post-war Ripple through Harringay

This minor but unpleasant episode of racist unrest followed violence again British soldiers in Palestine. Harringay's synagogue on Wightman…

Started by Hugh

1 Dec 10, 2020
Reply by Richard Ross



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