Test your knowledge of the history of Harringay with this short quiz.
Top marks! You are a real local expert.
#1. The names of the roads on the north side of Finsbury Park are connected to which Prime Minister?
W E Gladstone
#2. The name 'Harringay' derives from 'Heringes-hege'. From which period of history does it come?
#3. Which road divides Harringay into two parts?
West Green Road
Seven Sisters Road
#4. In which decade of the 19th century did Harringay start filling up with streets of houses?
#5. Which culverted river runs through the Harringay Ladder roads?
The New River
Harringay Passage Stream
#6. The Harringay Ladder roads were built on the site of which estate?
The Provident Park Estate
The Harringay House Estate
The Finsbury Park Estate
The Noel Park Estate
#7. Which owner of Harringay House was awarded £4,624 4s 9d in 1837 through the Slave Compensation Act?
#8. The Arena Retail Park on Green Lanes was built on the site of :
Harringay Stadium and Arena
An Institution for Orphans
An Aged Person's Asylum
#9. The Salisbury Hotel, Green Lanes, opened in 1899. Who built it?
William Jeffries Collins
John Cathles Hill
#10. Who designed and laid out Finsbury Park, opened in 1869.
Sir Sydney Waterlow