Charlotte Cowdroy (1864-1932)

Charlotte Cowdroy Headmistress

A Headmistress with Trenchant Educational Ideas This is the second article in our 2022 series – Hornsey Personalities of the Past Charlotte Cowdroy earned a national reputation for herself as …

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HHS Bulletin 54

Cover of HHS Bulletin 54

Bulletin 54 includes two articles which focus on the history of Hornsey Cottage Hospital along with others looking at the Hornsey Enclosure Act, 1813, and 1902 Education Act.

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Memories of Crouch End High School: Part One

Garden side of Crouch End High School house.

September 1928, aged five, my mother took me across Cranley Gardens to St. George’s Hall for my first day at school.  At that time there were no nursery or play schools to help prepare a child for this big day.

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The Hornsey Art School Occupation

The Hornsey Film

The Hornsey College of Art occupation  took place 50 years ago. Were you a student or a member of staff who was involved? Does the Hornsey Film of the occupation …

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Wood Green Schools Reopened


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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