Volunteering with the HHS

Telling the Past, Building the Future

Now in its fifty-first year, the Hornsey Historical Society is one of the best and most active local history groups in London.

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Life in Lockdown 2021

The junction at Wood Green, 2nd January 2021

The HHS is continuing to compile a record of life in lockdown in our areas, to record for future generations how we’re experiencing the differences in everyday life.

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Zooming on iOS devices

To enable zooming on images in the postcard and photograph galleries you will need to enable the zoom feature on your iOS device. This can be found in Settings>Accessibility>Zoom.

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Android Magnification

To enable pinch to zoom on postcards and photographs in the galleries, you will need to enable your android device’s special magnification setting. Depending on the version of Android, this is usually in Settings under Accessibility. You then need to select Magnification.

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