Test your knowledge of Highgate’s history with our latest quiz.
Top marks! You are a real local expert.
#1. By 1841 how many public houses were there in Highgate Village?
#2. In which of these houses did Julius Elias, Lord Southwood (1873-1946) of Odhams Press live?
#3. Which of these famous Victorian writers was buried in Highgate Cemetery?
William Makepeace Thackeray
#4. Who was the Headmaster of Highgate School in 1845?
Dr Benjamin Duncan
Rev Samuel Mence
Rev Robert Spears
Rev John Bradley Dyne
#5. Who once occupied Cromwell House on Highgate Hill?
Sir Richard Sprignell
The Duke of St Alban's
#6. What used to be the name of Highgate Wood?
Gravel Pit Wood
#7. St Michael's Primary School was originally located in which road?
#8. In which year was St Michael's Church built?
#9. The London Diocesan Penitentiary was a home for:
Men recently released from prison
#10. When was The Highgate Literary and Scientific Institution established?