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Bulletins Nos. 49-40

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Bulletin No. 49 (2008)

Articles

The Boundaries of South Hornsey, Malcolm Stokes
Joseph Percy Barralet (1861-1943). Engineer, photographer and family historian, John Hinshelwood
The Beginnings of Scouting in Hornsey, John Nias
Pictures from the Palace (George Kenner’s paintings during Internment 1915-16), Nick McCormick
St George’s Georgians Tennis Club, Eric Vogel
Down Memory Lane, Thyrza Meacock

Notes & Queries

Local Commemorative Plaque: William Barlow (1845-1934), crystallographer, Keith Fawkes
Local Commemorative Plaque: Frank Matcham (1854-1920), theatre architect, Jacob O’Callaghan
Local Commemorative Plaque: Oliver Tambo (1917-1993), lawyer and political activist, Jacob O’Callaghan
Local Archaeological Fieldwork Reports, Ken Gay
The tragic death of Colonel Joseph Selden, Roy Hidson
Hornsey Church Depicted, Bridget Cherry

Reviews

Chambers London Gazetteer by Russ Willey, Ken Gay
London in the 19th Century by Jerry White, Ken Gay
Muswell Hill Revisited by Ken Gay, Laurence Worms
All about Hornsey High Street – Past and Present: a DVD by David Evans, Albert Pinching

Bulletin No. 48 (2007)

Articles

Right Royal Scandal in Hornsey Park, Malcolm Stokes
The Boundary on North Hornsey with Finchley & Friern Barnet, Malcolm Stokes
Synagogues of Hornsey, David Marcus
Two Hornsey Grandfathers, David E Johnston
Muswell Hill Parliamentary Papers, Ken Gay
The North Middlesex Photographic Society Collection at the HHS, John Hinshelwood
Memories of Alexandra Palace & Park (Ruth Rogers Essay Competition), Sheila Leslie

Notes & Queries

Clive Smith, the master of “Memories” – Obituary, Ruth Hazeldine
Letters from John Betjeman, Joan Schwitzer, Ken Gay, David Frith
100 years ago: Wood Green Library, Albert Pinching
Robert Baden-Powell and Hornsey, Jacob O’Callaghan
Wood Green & Southgate Athletics Club Medals, Albert Pinching

Reviews

Civic Pride in Hornsey – The Town Hall and its surrounding buildings by Bridget Cherry, David Winskill
London Born by Sidney Day, Joan Schwitzer
South form Barley by Kenneth Barker, Joan Schwitzer
Noel Park: A Social and Architectural History by Caroline Welch, David Frith
A Hundred Year History of St George’s Church Hornsey by Thyrza Meacock, Ruth Hazeldine
The Campsbourne Story by John N Young, Keith Fawkes
R W Paul: The Collected Films 1895-1908 (BFI DVD), Ken Gay

Bulletin No. 47 (2006)

Articles

Gerrit van de Linde – A Dutch Poet and Schoolmaster in Highgate, Prof. Marita Mathijsen
The boundary of Hornsey with Finchley, Malcolm Stokes
A tour of Crouch End in 1881, Will Houghton
The Early Development of the Harringay Ladder, John Hinshelwood
Belgium to Blackwell via Hornsey, Jules Jouniaux
A wartime wedding, Thyrza Meacock
Forty years on: Haringey 1965-2005, Ken Gay
B-Films, Bingo and Bibles (Ruth Rogers Essay Competition winner 2005), Jeremy Buck
The Grove, Muswell Hill: more field work, David Frith
The Alexandra Palace Organ, Felix Aprahamian

Notes & Queries

Ron Fry’s Memories of Harringay, Ron Fry
Mrs Richard Clay and St George’s Parish Hall, David Frith
Bill Boon, Muswell Hill milkman, Ken Gay
Noel Park Estate’s hidden boundary, Albert Pinching
Charles Saywood: Station Master at Wood Green GNR Station, Lin Coleman

Reviews

Edwin Monk’s Memories by Joan Schwitzer, David Winskill
Haringey’s Hidden Streams Revealed by Albert Pinching and David Dell, Deborah Hedgecock
Early Cinema: Primitives and Pioneers (BFI DVD), Ken Gay
Alexandra Palace – a Hidden History by Janet Harris, Ken Gay

Bulletin No. 46 (2005)

Articles

The boundary of Hornsey parish with St. Pancras, Malcolm Stokes
Feet of Fines, Christopher Elrington
Robert Harrington, parson of Hornsey 1560-1610, a man of ‘godly simplicity and singleness of hert’, Doreen Agutter
The Barons of Coleraine and the Bruce Castle connection, Jacqueline McAlister
Hornsey’s District Surveyor’s Returns – 1845-1852, John Hinshelwood
Harringay at War – A Family Story, Mark Bailey
Poached Eggs, Ice Cream and Chocolate Sauce, Jeremy Buck
Two site visits in Muswell Hill, Ken Gay
Recording the face of Hornsey: A national context for the N.M.P.S. collection, Joan Schwitzer

Notes & Queries

The Muswell Hill Cottage Home for Girls, Joyce Horner
A Wood Green event recalled, Ken Gay
Hornsey Rise Training College, Douglas Barnes
Recollections of shopping in Muswell Hill in the 1930s, Sheila Leslie

Correspondence

Wood Green Chocolatiers, Thyrza Meacock

Reviews

Clara Collet 1860-1948: An Educated Working Woman, Joan Schwitzer
Haringey Pubs, Ken Gay
My Hornsey of 75 Years 1929-2004, Ken Gay
Haringey At War, Malcolm Stokes
Gin and Hell-Fire: Henry Batchelor’s memoirs of a working-class childhood in Crouch End 1823-1837, David Winskill

Bulletin No. 45 (2004)

Articles

The boundaries of Clerkenwell Detached with Hornsey, Tottenham and Friern Barnet, Malcolm Stokes
Wm. Cutbush & Son: three generations of Highgate nurserymen, Gillian Keatley
Wood Green in 1844: towards the end of the rural era, Albert Pinching
Noel Park Estate & the ALGD, Margaret Hudson
The Work of William Henry Adams, IM&CyE, FRIBA: Hornsey’s Borough Engineer, 1927-1938, John Hinshelwood
Bombed Out: A Wood Green family’s experience, Brenda Griffith-Williams
War and Peace: Alexandra Park 1944-1952, Kenneth O. Morgan

Notes & Queries

Hornsey in Literature and the Arts: ‘Virginities’ (1982), Joan Schwitzer
Grandfather was the mortuary keeper, Joyce Eaves
Discovering a Wood Green Unitarian family, Albert Pinching
Memories of Highgate by Mr Paul Simpson, John Hinshelwood
Hornsey’s Coat of Arms, John Hinshelwood
Lawrence of Arabia: The surprised English Lieutenant – A Wood Green man, Roy Hidson
The Clays of Muswell Hill: addenda and errata, Roy Hidson
Getting the name right: should Haringey rhyme with Finchley, Hackney and Hornsey … or do we pronounce it Harringay, rhyming with hay, lay or Bungay? Richard H. Pout
Some notes on local industrial history, Robert Rust
A Wood Green event, Ken Gay
P.O. Sorting Office at ‘Ally Pally’, anon

Reviews

John Logie Baird: a Life by Anthony Kamm & Malcolm Baird, Jacob O’Callaghan
Early Cinema: Primitives and Pioneers. Volume One 1895-1904, Ken Gay
Archive CD Books publications, Albert Pinching
London’s New River by Robert Ward, Albert Pinching
Tottenham & Wood Green – Past & Present by Christine Protz & Deborah Hedgecock, Albert Pinching

Bulletin No. 44 (2003)

Articles

Hornsey’s boundary with Tottenham, Malcolm Stokes
The making of the Borough of Hornsey, Brenda Griffith-Williams
Building a Borough – the work of Hornsey’s early Engineers, John Hinshelwood
Hornsey in the First World War, Nick Allaway
The later years of girl’s schools in Highgate, Isabel Raphael
Childhood memories of Hornsey from the 1920s, Ralph Savage
A Hornsey cinema – The 1936 Muswell Hill Odeon, Ken Gay
Hornsey Red Sox Baseball Club 1936-1951, Brian Cranwell
Amateur Operatics: the post-war years and after, John N Young
Ruth Rogers Essay Winner 2002, How children entertained themselves before television Marlene McAndrew

Notes & Queries

Hornsey Borough Council 1903-1965: Some highlights, Editor
Alderman J.H. Wilson, Brenda Griffith-Williams Consecrated Ground, William Arthurs
Tottenham ‘Outrage’ recalled, Editor
A Lucky Escape, Mrs M.J. Metherell

Reviews

Under Hackney – the archaeological Story by Keith Sugden, Malcolm Stokes
Model for London: Victorian Farm School to Modern Primary by Joan Schwitzer, Isabel Raphael
The Long March by Denis Hoy, Albert Pinching
Muswell Hill – History and Guide by Ken Gay, Keith Fawkes
Lord Byron by Fiona MacCarthy, Jacob O’Callaghan
Coleridge: Darker Reflections, 1804-1834 by Richard Holmes, Jacob O’Callaghan
Mr Strangelove: A biography of Peter Sellers by Ed Sikov, Jacob O’Callaghan
The People on the Hill: The story of Highgate from the Ice Age to Elizabeth II, Ruth Hazeldine

Bulletin No. 43 (2002)

Articles

Discovering parish borders: The boundary between Hornsey and Islington, Malcolm Stokes
The early years of girls’ schools in Highgate, Isobel Raphael
St Luke’s Hospital celebrates 250 Years, Ken Gay
Who was Who: Robert Spears – Unitarian Minister and man of the people, Roy Hidson
The changing face of Campsbourne, Arthur Batterbury
Wright’s Park Pumping Station; an outline history, John Hinshelwood
Ruth Rogers Essay Winner 2001, What we used to wear, Margaret Hudson
Amateur Operatics before the Second World War, John N Young
Alexandra Palace and The City Display Organisation Ltd. 1941-1951, Joy Nichol

Notes & Queries

Beaufighter at Broomfield Park, Joan Schwitzer
Wood Green’s past recalled, Albert Pinching
Tottenham Phoenix Road Club, Graham Tuck
Jolly Butchers Hill – A hundred years on, Albert Pinching
The lost viaducts, Mark Bailey
Highgate Dissenters – their history since 1660 by John Handby Thompson, Joan Schwitzer

Reviews

The Town or Hamlet of Highgate – The story of a London village over 800 years. Written and directed by Andy Attenburrow, Isabel Raphael
Who was E. G. Scarfe?, Joan Schwitzer
Outrage! An Edwardian Tragedy by Janet D. Harris, Sian Harrington
Recent Occasional Papers from the Edmonton Hundred Historical Society, Albert Pinching
August Jaeger: Portrait of Nimrod – A Life in Letters and Other Writings by Kevin Allen, Jacob O’Callaghan
London’s Lea Valley – More Secrets Revealed by Jim Lewis, Ken Gay
Finchley & Whetstone Past – with Totteridge and Friern Barnet by John Heathfield, Ken Gay

Bulletin No. 42 (2001)

Articles

How old is Hornsey’s boundary? Malcolm Stokes
Henry Cline at Bounds Green, Albert Pinching
The Lost Houses of Hornsey – Southwood Hall revisited, Joan Schwitzer
The early years of the Hornsey Journal, Joyce Crow MBE
Geology in a Clock Tower, Eric Robinson
Highfield: A lost private school, Ken Gay
Council Housing in Hornsey 1918-27, John Hinshelwood
My War, Christine Goldsmith
The Argyle Motor Co. in the Fifties, Robert Rust
A Greek Menu from Kormakiti to Crouch End, John Newstead

Notes & Queries

Do you know where the portraits are? Ken Gay
A Victorian artist in Crouch End: James Drover Barnett, Peter Barber
Crouch End’s two lost Cinemas, Ken Gay
More about the Marriage Cross, Ken Gay
Memories of the Leather Shop in Crouch End, Violet M Jackson
William Howat Snr., Norfolk House School, Keith Fawkes
More about Ken Gatward, Joan Schwitzer

Reviews

Something to read – New books about London, Ken Gay
Steam Laundries – Gender, Technology and Work in the USA and Great Britain 1880-1940 by Arwen P. Mohun, Joan Schwitzer
Guide to British Theatres 1750-1950 A Gazetteer, Edited by John Earl and Michael Sell, Ken Gay
Wood Green Past by Albert Pinching, Ken Gay

Bulletin No. 41 (2000)

Articles

W.E. Gladstone and Holy Trinity, Stroud Green (1885), P.J.L. Frankl
Hornsey libraries – the early years, 1896-1939, Roy Hidson
Hornsey in water colour: the work of Benjamin Percy Marks (1866-1955), Ken Gay
Muswell Hill – a spiritual home for an Indian swami and a Czech refugee, Sylvia Simsova
Ruth Rogers Essay Winner 1999: My Place of Worship, Beryl Gibbs
Who was who in Hornsey No 18: Henry Burt 1844-1940, Joan Schwitzer
Hornsey’s Public Housing, John Hinshelwood
A Hornsey lad – At school, at play and at war, Jim Richardson
On Mondays we had Bubble and Squeak [18 Clarendon Road], Vera Brewster

Correspondence

Scouting in Hornsey, Arthur S Graham

Notes & Queries

A King in Hornsey, Roger Dobson
Establishment of the Home Guard (LDV) in Hornsey, Arthur S Graham
The one that got away – the official German report, Donald Simpson
A local wartime hero: Alfred “Ken” Gatward D.S.O., Joan Schwitzer
The one that got away – the official German report, Donald Simpson
Victorian Highgate: another Storey story, Joan Schwitzer
The Marriage Cross, Ken Gay
Northumberland House, Ivy Broomfield
St Mary’s School, 1946 Anne Watson
London’s oldest cinema is in Haringey, Ken Gay

Reviews

Forty Walks from Ally Pally, Ken Gay
London parish map; a map of the ecclesiastical divisions within the County of London, (1903), Brenda Griffith-Williams

Bulletin No. 40 (1999)

Articles

Local Lost Houses: La Brabançonne and other French connections in Wood Green, Albert Pinching
Who was Who in Hornsey, 17: A London developer: John Cathles Hill, 1857-1915, Joan Schwitzer
The (mostly lost) Cinemas of Haringey, Ken Gay
Tales of Schools in Hornsey. 1 Highgate Council School, North Hill, Pamela Press
Tales of Schools in Hornsey. 2. Crouch End High School and College, Joan Schwitzer
The Old Dairy, Crouch End, Roy Hidson
Memories of Scouting in Hornsey, Jim Richardson
Ruth Rogers’ Essay Winner 1998, Lost – One Carnival!, David Evans

Notes & Queries

The mystery of No, 40 Muswell Hill Road, Ken Gay
New information about the Coopers of Park House, Highgate, Joan Schwitzer
More on the Highgate Storeys, Ruth Phillips
Survey of an Earthwork in Highgate Wood, Malcolm Stokes
Petra Tegetmeier (1906-1999), Ken Gay
Memories of Hornsey at War, Donald J. Simpson
“The One that Got Away”, Mrs. L. C. Simpson

Correspondence

Memories of Ruth Rogers, Mary Rodda
150th Anniversary Celebrations of The Little School, Maureen Jones (nee Gentle)
Well Cottage, Mary Groves

Reviews

London 4: North by Bridget Cherry, Joan Schwitzer
Tottenham, Hornsey & Wood Green by Chris Protz, Ruth Phillips
The Old Borough of Southgate by Alan Dumayne, Ken Gay
From Fields to Flats – a history of Bush Hill Park and St Stephen’s church by Denis Hoy, Ken Gay
An Insight into Civilian Internment in Britain during WW1, Roy Hidson