Test your historical knowledge of Crouch End with our quiz.
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#1. What used to be the name of Queens Wood?
#2. Who is The Maynard Arms named after?
Stephen Maynard, 14th century lord of the manor of Topsfield
Bill Maynard, comedian and actor
Robert Maynard, Naval officer who beheaded the pirate Blackbeard
Harry Russell Maynard of Haringey Park
#3. Who was the first headmistress of Crouch End High School for Girls?
Miss Dorothea Beale
Miss Charlotte Cowdroy
Miss Frances Buss
Miss Dilys Derwent
#4. Who was the last owner/occupier of Topsfield Hall?
Henry Weston Elder
Colonel William Bird
John Gillyat Booth
#5. To which denomination did Ferme Park Church belong?
#6. Which department store was in Crouch End for over 90 years?
Owen and Owen
J H Wilson
#7. Who designed Hornsey Town Hall?
#8. Who leased Ecclesiastical Commissioners land to provide the Playing Fields?
Henry Reader Williams
Ernest Hinscliffe Hindley
Charles Scrace Dickins
#9. What do the initials WM stand for on the wheatsheaf above Dunn's Bakery?
#10. Name the sculptor of the Crouch End Clocktower plaque and Eros in Piccadilly?