HHS Bulletin 42

HHS Bulletin 42 includes articles about Council Housing in Hornsey 1918-27, Southwood Hall and the early years of the Hornsey Journal.

Cover of HHS Bulletin 42



  • 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


  • 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

Free to members

The current issue of the Bulletin is free each year to all members. If you aren’t a member and would like to join you can find details on the membership page. As well as the Bulletin, members also receive our quarterly newsletters, free entry to all our monthly lectures and advanced invitations to all special events and outings when they restart.

Buy the Bulletin

Bulletin 42 can be purchased online by non-members for £1.50 +p&p.

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.