A 1972 series of Hornsey Journal articles by Ian Murray, first Chairman of Hornsey Historical Society and Haringey Council Archivist. The HHS gratefully acknowledges the kind permission of Archant/Ham and High for this reproduction.
No.8: Hornsey in Tudor and Stuart Times
From 1603 the court rolls of the Manor of Hornsey have fortunately been preserved. They tell us a great deal about the topography of the area – roads, fields, bridges, woods and so on – as well as about owners of property. [Read more…] about Hornsey in Tudor and Stuart Times
This comprehensive local history, covering part of Hornsey parish ie.Crouch End, Muswell Hill and Hornsey Village, is in the popular Historical Publications Ltd “Past” series format. [Read more…] about Hornsey Past
This completely revised and updated edition of Ken Gay’s earlier work is a 24-page pocket-size booklet containing 42 colour and 3 black and white images and a useful route map. [Read more…] about Hornsey Village – A Walk
A Ministry of Food was established in December 1916 to combat food shortages and price inflation, results of the ‘submarine menace’. Hornsey’s MP, Kennedy Jones, was appointed director-general of the Food Economy section. What was Hornsey’s response? [Read more…] about Hornsey’s National Kitchens 1918-1919
An Armistice had ended the Great War on 11 November 1918. The peace treaty between the Allies and Germany was signed on 28 June 1919, exactly 5 years after Archduke Franz Ferdinand’s assassination triggered the conflict. The other Central Powers signed separate treaties. What was Hornsey’s response to these events and why were the children involved? [Read more…] about Hornsey’s Response to the Treaty of Versailles and to Peace Day