THE LATE MR SAINSBURY

An article from the Hornsey Journal, 5 January 1928

The death occurred at his residence “Bishopsfield” Broadlands-road, Highgate on Tuesday of Mr John James Sainsbury, the founder of the well-known firm of provision merchants. He was 83 years of age.

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WOOD GREEN SNOWBOUND

An article from the North Middlesex Chronicle, 10th February 1940

The snowfall at Wood Green last week caused great losses to shopkeepers, and never has there been weather so bitter but underfoot the conditions were not so bad as last year,

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NO MEAT FOR MEETING

An Editorial Note from the Bowes Park Weekly News, 17 February 1939

Sonny Boy, who is now past six, and is in the important position of having had his bicycle stolen, has long been curious as to where I go for “meetings” and what I do there – as were his brothers before him.

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SAFE ROBBERS FAIL, NOTE LEFT FOR POLICE

An article from the Bowes Park Weekly News, 12 January 1940

Thieves broke into the Crouch End branch of the Westminster Bank during the week-end, and tried to blow open the safe in the strong room but failed.

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TELEVISION HOPES AND FEARS

An article from the North Middlesex Chronicle, 13th January 1940

The fact that the Alexandra Palace television studio is closed continues to be a very sore point with the founders of the system. It is feared that the lead gained before the war will be lost, as was the lead in films during the last war, never to be regained.

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WOOD GREEN SCHOOLS RE-OPENED

An article from the Bowes Park Weekly News, 5th January 1940

The six Wood Green elementary schools were re-opened on Tuesday on the terms recently reported, and in spite of wintry weather, the attendance of children was very good.

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OLD MUSWELL HILL

An extract from an article from the Muswell Hill Record, 14 August 1908

Interesting Interview with a Local Octogenarian

Mr Richard Loader was sunning himself in front of his picturesque little residence “Hope Cottage”, St James’s Lane, when a “Record” representative saw him the other day.  He is in his 81st year and is one of the oldest residents of Muswell Hill.He may not be the oldest, but we are not aware that there is anyone who has lived longer in the district.  He has been here for as long a period as 71 years, coming from Surrey, where he was born, at the age of ten.

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SHAFTESBURY HALL- NINETEENTH ANNIVERSARY

An extract from an article in the Bowes Park Weekly News, 14th January 1905

The Rev. Winston Haines presided last Wednesday evening over the nineteenth anniversary of Shaftesbury Mission Hall, Bowes Park Station.

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SUFFRAGETTE LEADERS AT MUSWELL HILL

An Extract from an article in the Muswell Hill Record, 22 May 1908

UPROARIOUS MEETING !!

Countess Russell and Miss Christabel Pankhurst have a lively time

Interrupters and Bell Ringers Ejected

Speakers Escorted by Police to the Railway Station

The Suffragettes held their meeting at Muswell Hill on Tuesday night, and the upshot was that Countess Russell and Miss Christabel Pankhurst had to be escorted by policemen to the railway station.

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DEATH OF THE MAN WHO MADE HORNSEY

A BOROUGH ENGINEER OF DISTINCTION

An article from the Hornsey Journal, 9 July 1948

Mr Edwin James Lovegrove, a former Borough Engineer of Hornsey, who died at Hove on Friday in his 87th year, carried out many important municipal schemes in the borough during its rapid development in the early years of the present century.

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