HHS Bulletin 47

HHS Bulletin 47 includes articles about the early development of the Harringay Ladder, the boundary of Hornsey with Finchley and a tour of Crouch End in 1881.

HHS Bulletin 47



  • Gerrit van de Linde – A Dutch Poet and Schoolmaster in Highgate, Prof. Marita Mathijsen
  • The boundary of Hornsey with Finchley, Malcolm Stokes
  • A tour of Crouch End in 1881, Will Houghton
  • The Early Development of the Harringay Ladder, John Hinshelwood
  • Belgium to Blackwell via Hornsey, Jules Jouniaux
  • A wartime wedding, Thyrza Meacock
  • Forty years on: Haringey 1965-2005, Ken Gay
  • B-Films, Bingo and Bibles (Ruth Rogers Essay Competition winner 2005), Jeremy Buck
  • The Grove, Muswell Hill: more field work, David Frith
  • The Alexandra Palace Organ, Felix Aprahamian

Notes & Queries

  • Ron Fry’s Memories of Harringay, Ron Fry
  • Mrs Richard Clay and St George’s Parish Hall, David Frith
  • Bill Boon, Muswell Hill milkman, Ken Gay
  • Noel Park Estate’s hidden boundary, Albert Pinching
  • Charles Saywood: Station Master at Wood Green GNR Station, Lin Coleman


  • Edwin Monk’s Memories by Joan Schwitzer, David Winskill
  • Haringey’s Hidden Streams Revealed by Albert Pinching and David Dell, Deborah Hedgecock
  • Early Cinema: Primitives and Pioneers (BFI DVD), Ken Gay
  • Alexandra Palace – a Hidden History by Janet Harris, Ken Gay

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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.

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Bulletin 47 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.