Muswell Hill – Four Walks

By Eleri Rowlands Muswell Hill – Four Walks is a new walk booklet that replaces our popular 2003 publication, A Walk Around Muswell Hill, by Ken Gay. Book details Paperback:…

Crouch End – Four Walks

By Eleri Rowlands and Lesley Ramm Crouch End -Four Walks is a pocket-sized book which replaces our earlier title Crouch End – A Walk. With 28 pages of revised text…

Hornsey Village – A Walk

By Lesley Ramm and Eleri Rowlands Hornsey Village – A Walk is a completely revised and updated edition of Ken Gay’s earlier work is a 24-page pocket-size booklet. It contains…

Dr Barton’s Airship

An article by Eleri Rowlands It is little known that that London suffered its first air raid not in World War Two, but just over one hundred years ago, in…

A Brief History of Crouch End

…centre, dominated by J H Wilson’s department store, had become the main centre of Hornsey eclipsing the old village by the parish church. Crouch End further reading Eleri Rowlands, Crouch…

A Brief History of Hornsey Village

…Ramm & Eleri Rowlands, Hornsey Village A Walk, Hornsey Historical Society, 2014 John Hinshelwood, The Campsbourne Estate: A History of its Development and Re-development, Hornsey Historical Society, 2011 Janet Owen…

A Brief History of Muswell Hill

…and the Rookfield Estate are now conservation areas. Further reading: Eleri Rowlands, Muswell Hill Four Walks, Hornsey Historical Society, 2016 Ken Gay, A History of Muswell Hill, Hornsey Historical Society,…

The Early History of Muswell Hill Library

…against the odds! Image credits Photographs of Muswell Hill Library exterior and mural courtesy Janet Owen Photograph of Borough of Hornsey crest courtesy Eleri Rowlands. Charles Edward Mudie, public domain…

Hornsey after the War

…published in early March, which will include an article by Nick Allaway on ‘Hornsey After The Great War’ and one on ‘The Flu Pandemic of 1918’ by Dr. Eleri Rowlands….

The Flu Pandemic 1918-1919: Ten Points

…and 230 in 1919. Further reading For a full account of Hornsey and The Flu Pandemic read the article by Dr Eleri Rowlands in the newly published HHS Bulletin 60….