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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, 2021
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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, 2021
Reply by Richard Woods

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
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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
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Wightman Road, a centre of the Black Power Movement in the Seventies

Black Liberation Front Poster showing Wightman Road address, (Image Encyclopaedia of Anti-Revisionism On-Line) The Black Liberation Front…

Started by Hugh

0 Dec 6, 2020

Alignment of Wightman and Hornsey Park Roads

The question of exactly when Wightman and Hornsey Park Road were aligned has been asked a few times. I've been able to give a rough answer,…

Started by Hugh

0 Dec 6, 2020

Potted History of the Gospel Centre, Wightman Road

Hornsey Church of Christ, date unknown but probably between 1920 and 1950 On 1st. January 1891 a temporary building clad in galvanised ir…

Started by Hugh

8 Nov 23, 2020
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Britains Toys were local boys

I'm not sure how old you need to be for the name Britains Toys to cast something of a magic spell. But Britains soldiers, cowboys & i…

Started by Hugh

5 May 24, 2021
Reply by Ken Stevens

Postal 'Scandal' in Harringay

I happened across this whilst researching something else and thought it was an interesting comment on how times change. London North Mer…

Started by Hugh

5 Nov 13, 2020
Reply by tigha

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
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