HHS Bulletin 44

HHS Bulletin 44 includes articles about Hornsey in WW1 and the Hornsey Red Sox Baseball Club 1936-1951.

HHS Bulletin 44 cover



  • 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


  • 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

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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 44 can be purchased online by non-members for £4.50 +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.