How well do you know the history of Hornsey and its Churchyard? Test yourself in this short quiz.
Top marks! You are a real local expert.
#1. When was the church attached to the old church tower of St Mary demolished?
#2. Charles Dickens mentioned Hornsey churchyard in which of his books?
#3. Can you name the two Americans whose grave has a unique dedication?
Harriet Long and Jacob Walker
Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracey
George and Martha Washington
Bonnie and Clyde
#4. Which landlord of The Three Compasses was buried nearest to his pub so he could best 'knock for his pint'?
#5. What was the purpose of the building near the entrance of the New River Village?
A place of worship
A pumping station
A furniture depository
#6. After whom was Greig City Academy named?
#7. What stood on the site of Sainsbury's car park in Smithfield Square?
A tyre factory
A dust destructor
#8. Since when has The Three Compasses pub been in the High Street?
#9. What was originally on the site of St Mary's Primary School near the junction with Middle Lane?
The Parish Hall
The Hornsey Tavern
#10. What did Maria Hawes Ware give to Hornsey Village in 1863?
Six oak trees
The church tower clock
Five benches for the churchyard
An obelisk drinking fountain