HHS Bulletin 40

HHS Bulletin 40 includes articles about the (mostly) lost cinemas of Haringey and tales of schools in Hornsey.

Cover of HHS Bulletin 40



  • 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


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


  • 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

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We aim to send out all items within 5-7 days but as a small Society run entirely by volunteers turnaround times may sometimes vary.

Write for the Bulletin

We welcome contributions to the Bulletin from interested authors, who do not need to be members of the Society. Articles for inclusion should be concerned with Hornsey, its residents and its history. A length of about 2-3000 words is suggested, but shorter pieces such as letters or reviews of books about local history can also be accepted.

All articles are read prior to acceptance by members of the Publications Committee, who may suggest revisions. Material should be sent by email attachment in Word format (not PDF) to the Editor, Professor Sandra Clark, who will be happy to deal with any questions about potential contributions. Illustrations are encouraged.