The Recollections of Clementina May

Cover of the Recollections of Clementina May

Edited by Janet Owen, Introduction and Notes by Brenda Griffith-Williams

Clementina (Clemmie) May, the youngest child of Henry and Sarah Elder of Topsfield Hall, Crouch End, who married Frank May, Chief Cashier of the Bank of England in 1879, recalled her memories a few months before her death in 1942, aged 92.

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100 Stories From The Archive

100 Stories from the Archive cover

Edited by Janet Owen

This new book is a fascinating collection of stories that highlight the range of material held by the HHS in its unique archive.

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The Hornsey Enclosure Act 1813

Cover of the Hornsey Enclosure Act

By David Frith

This fascinating and well researched book examines the detailed provisions of the Hornsey Enclosure Act of 1813 and their effect on the subsequent development of the ancient Parish of Hornsey.

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The Rookfield Estate

The Rookfield Estate

Muswell Hill’s Garden Suburb

By David Frith

This book traces the early history of the Rookfield Estate from when the site was first enclosed from Muswell Hill Common to its acquisition by W. J. Collins in 1899. It includes a history of the Collins family who were responsible for the development of the Estate.

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