HHS Bulletin 45

HHS Bulletin 45 includes articles about Wood Green in 1844 and the Noel Park Estate.

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  • The boundaries of Clerkenwell Detached with Hornsey, Tottenham and Friern Barnet, Malcolm Stokes
  • Wm. Cutbush & Son: three generations of Highgate nurserymen, Gillian Keatley
  • Wood Green in 1844: towards the end of the rural era, Albert Pinching
  • Noel Park Estate & the ALGD, Margaret Hudson
  • The Work of William Henry Adams, IM&CyE, FRIBA: Hornsey’s Borough Engineer, 1927-1938, John Hinshelwood
  • Bombed Out: A Wood Green family’s experience, Brenda Griffith-Williams
  • War and Peace: Alexandra Park 1944-1952, Kenneth O. Morgan

Notes & Queries

  • Hornsey in Literature and the Arts: ‘Virginities’ (1982), Joan Schwitzer
  • Grandfather was the mortuary keeper, Joyce Eaves
  • Discovering a Wood Green Unitarian family, Albert Pinching
  • Memories of Highgate by Mr Paul Simpson, John Hinshelwood
  • Hornsey’s Coat of Arms, John Hinshelwood
  • Lawrence of Arabia: The surprised English Lieutenant – A Wood Green man, Roy Hidson
  • The Clays of Muswell Hill: addenda and errata, Roy Hidson
  • Getting the name right: should Haringey rhyme with Finchley, Hackney and Hornsey … or do we pronounce it Harringay, rhyming with hay, lay or Bungay? Richard H. Pout
  • Some notes on local industrial history, Robert Rust
  • A Wood Green event, Ken Gay
  • P.O. Sorting Office at ‘Ally Pally’, anon


  • John Logie Baird: a Life by Anthony Kamm & Malcolm Baird, Jacob O’Callaghan
  • Early Cinema: Primitives and Pioneers. Volume One 1895-1904, Ken Gay
  • Archive CD Books publications, Albert Pinching
  • London’s New River by Robert Ward, Albert Pinching
  • Tottenham & Wood Green – Past & Present by Christine Protz & Deborah Hedgecock, Albert Pinching

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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.