Muswell Hill – History & Guide

By Ken Gay

This book is published in a new format in which local historian Ken Gay illustrates his account of Muswell Hill’s unfolding story.

Cover of Muswell Hill - History and Guide

In addition to the main text, there is an appendix with a guided tour that introduces a variety of routes to explore the suburb’s past and present.

Book details

Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: The History Press (2002, reprinted 2010)
ISBN: 978-0752426044
RRP: £12.99 + p&p


About the author

The late Ken Gay was Chairman, President of Hornsey Historical Society and for 34 years he led the Publications Committee. He was very widely read and an acknowledged authority on films. Throughout his life he researched and wrote extensively on Muswell Hill where he lived from 1954 to 2015. He was always on hand to guide other authors and could be relied upon to know the answer to questions about Hornsey.