Memories of Highgate from a Keeper’s Lodge

By Liza Chivers

A long-awaited reprint in an attractive new format of this book, first published in 1982. Liza grew up in the Keeper’s Lodge of Queens Wood, Highgate (now an ecology centre and café).

Cover of Memories of Highgate from a Keeper's Lodge

This is a unique memoir of life before and after the First World War, when Highgate was still a rural as well as an urban community.

Book details

Paperback: 48 pages
Publisher: HHS (2nd edition 1999)
ISBN: 0905794242
RRP: £4.95
Sale Price : £2.50 + p&p

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About the author

Born in 1908 Lisa Chivers was one of the seven children of Edwin Walter Sparrow, the head keeper of Queen’s Wood. Lisa completed her memories in her late seventies when she had become a widow and was researching and writing her family history. She died in 1993 aged 85.