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Durnsford Lido

I have been disappointed with the lack of photos Durnsford Lido in it's hay day. Google only had two or three.  There must be some photos o…

Started by Paul Phillips

4 Jul 31
Reply by Alan Butler

An historic steam train journey - Alexandra Palace to Finsbury Park!

I have a friend by the name of Mick Berg who lives on the west coast of California and he has just sent me a YouTube link to a new version…

Started by Colin Marr

1 May 16
Reply by John Moratiel

Have you received your census 2021 envelope through your front door? Read this - All this information builds up local history

Hi Everyone. We will soon be having to fill out our census 2021 forms so I thought I would post an article from a few years back which is r…

Started by John Moratiel

2 Mar 7
Reply by John Moratiel

Vote William J Cowan

I found this old local election flyer from 1903 hidden among the rafters in the attic this weekend. It looks like it was folded and has lon…

Started by Jules

0 Nov 15, 2020

Shaftesbury hall & environs 1886-1905

Thought some of you might like this piece by the Hornsey Historical Society on the Shaftesbury Hall. Paints quite a vivid picture of the lo…

Started by Lucia

0 Jul 31, 2020

Shaftesbury Hall in the Bowes Park Weekly News, January 1905

Just posted on the HHS website in case anyone's interested.  It's an extract from the Bowes Park Weekly News, 14th January 1905 about the…

Started by Deirdre Stowell-Smith

0 Jul 25, 2020


We are hoping to add to our Lockdown Gallery of images with a collection of people’s written accounts of their experiences during the Lo…

Started by Deirdre Stowell-Smith

0 Jun 27, 2020

Beaumaris School

Does anyone have any memories or information about Beaumaris School, please? It was a small private school which was in existence from at l…

Started by Lena B

10 May 18, 2020
Reply by Dennis Bailey

HORNSEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY : Submissions for Bulletin 2021

Time on your hands? Why not do some writing? The Bulletin of the Hornsey Historical Society will be celebrating the Society’s 50th anniver…

Started by Deirdre Stowell-Smith

0 Apr 5, 2020

The Changing Years: The History and Development of Wood Green

A silent film with written commentary researched for London’s Screen Archives by Zoe Roberts in Spring 2017 London Screen Archives

Started by Richard Matz

0 Aug 26, 2018


Connecting the communities of Bowes Park and Bounds Green in north London.

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