HHS Talks 2020 – Postponed

the old schoolhouse
The Old Schoolhouse

With the wellbeing of our Members our highest priority, and in line with the latest advice from the Government and Public Health, we regret to announce that all HHS lectures and events/outings are postponed until further notice.

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The 2020 HHS Bulletin

Hornsey Historical Society Bulletin Number 61, Logo

Hornsey Historical Society Bulletin 61 has just been published.   It is a long issue this time, full of interesting and varied articles, three of them by new contributors: Katy Ferguson on that wonderful local resource, the Park Road Lido, and David Pashley and Steven Wright, who have in very different ways explored the history of the roads in which they live, Mount View and Ferrestone. There is in fact a fourth contributor, but one no longer alive: Mr G. J. Richards, whose story of his long life and work at the now-defunct Barratt’s sweet factory in Wood Green was presented to the HHS in a hand-written manuscript by his son. This very personal (and very long) account has been edited down to manageable proportions.

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Oliver Tambo Statue Unveiled

Oliver Tambo statue face on
Oliver Tambo Statue


If you’ve visited the Albert Road Recreational Ground on the Bounds Green/Muswell Hill border over the last few weeks you’ll have notice an additional object of interest, commemorating a famous resident.

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LAMAS Award for HHS Bulletin 59

Hornsey Historical Society Bulletin 59

Hornsey Historical Society’s Bulletin 59 (2018) was judged the best local history society journal submitted this year to the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society (LAMAS).

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LAMAS award for HHS Bulletin 58

Sandra Clark, Bulletin Editor

Bulletin 58 won the 2017 London & Middlesex Archaeological Society (LAMAS) Journal Prize, having secured this accolade two years previously also.Hearty congratulations go to Sandra Clark, Bulletin Editor, to those who contributed articles and reviews to this edition and to Keith Phillips who undertakes all the design work and arranges the printing. This Bulletin was Sandra’s first as editor which is another reason for celebrating.

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