The Late Mr Sainsbury


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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The Saga of Cromwell House

Newsletter Archive

Cromwell House on Highgate Hill is the only Grade 1 listed building in the former Borough of Hornsey.

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The Town or Hamlet of Highgate

The Town or Hamlet of Highgate, cover

The story of a London village over 800 years

This DVD, originally a video, tells the fascinating story of Highgate’s development using rare images and archive documents brought together for the first time.

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The Whittington Almshouses, Highgate

Whittington Almshouses. Highgate. Drawn by Mr Shepherd, engraved by T. Dale

This engraved book plate, 1827, drawn by Mr Shepherd, engraved by T Dale, is one of the 65 items in the Ruth Rogers Bequest. These almshouses are linked to a famous name. Dick Whittington, his cat and Highgate Hill are synonymous.

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