HHS Bulletin 54

Bulletin 54 includes two articles which focus on the history of Hornsey Cottage Hospital along with others looking at the Hornsey Enclosure Act, 1813, and 1902 Education Act.

Cover of HHS Bulletin 54



  • A View of the New River, Rachael Macdonald
  • The Hornsey Enclosure Act 1813, David Frith
  • Hornsey Cottage Hospital: The story of our hospital from 1897 to 1948, Eleri Rowlands
  • Hornsey Cottage Hospital: Some later memories, Sue Hessel
  • Hornsey, the 1902 Education Act and Passive Resistance, Janet Owen
  • Battle for the Alexandra Palace and Park, Jacob O’Callaghan

Notes & Queries

  • Thomas Draper’s Coat of Arms, John Hinshelwood
  • The Key to Stroud Green, 1949, Keith Fawkes
  • The Mansfield Portraits and John Henry Lloyd of Highgate, Keith Fawkes
  • Wood Green Common, Albert Pinching
  • 100 years ago at North Middlesex Cricket Club, Crouch End, Richard Cracknell


  • London – A History in Maps by Peter Barber, Bridget Cherry
  • St. Pancras Station by Jack Simmons and Robert Thorne, Ken Gay
  • A Lust for Window Sills by Harry Mount, Ken Gay
  • Free Illustrated Historical Leaflets, Albert Pinching

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 54 can be purchased online for £6.50 +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.