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Green Lanes' Edwardian Shops


Meet Green Lanes in the Edwardian period.

This post includes a listing for the shops in the N8 section in 1912-13.


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Comment by Karen Alexander on May 28, 2011 at 21:18
Hugh, these are absolutely wonderful - thank you for continuing to find these marvellously pieces of history of Green Lanes.
Comment by Angela on May 29, 2011 at 16:23
I really like those old adverts.
Comment by Hugh on May 29, 2011 at 18:17
Glad you both likee. I thought they help to bring those old photos to life. I have another bunch to process yet.
Comment by Lydia R on June 1, 2011 at 0:06
I notice that on a wall next to the Harringay bridge is an advert for a performance by Cicely Courtneidge.  If anyone is interested in absorbing the full early 20th century experience by listening to one of her famous routines while gazing at the picture of the bridge then go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpUCS4LOXCU
Comment by Hugh on June 1, 2011 at 0:11
Comment by Hugh on June 1, 2011 at 1:08
Absolutely charming. Thank you for that Lydia.
Comment by Abi on June 1, 2011 at 9:23
fascinating stuff Hugh, thanks for posting! I guess the trade in 'ornamental cakes' is the most enduring :)

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