100 Stories From The Archive

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Edited by Janet Owen

This new book is a fascinating collection of stories that highlight the range of material held by the HHS in its unique archive.

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1919 – 1920: The Uncertainties

League of Nations Baby

Each month in 2019, using Hornsey Journal extracts, we have looked at the issues facing Hornsey and the country in 1919 and at their impact locally and nationally. The Hornsey …

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A Vision of Middlesex

A Vision of Middlesex

By Janet Owen and John Hinshelwood

A Vision of Middlesex was published to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Hornsey Historical Society. The book presents a selection of over one hundred and twenty 19th and early 20th Century photographs from the North Middlesex Photographic Society’s survey and record of Middlesex.

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A Vision of Middlesex – Part One

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As the Old Schoolhouse is closed for the time being, we thought we’d share some extracts from HHS publications on over the coming weeks and months. A Vision of Middlesex : …

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A Vision of Middlesex – Part Three

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As the Old Schoolhouse is closed for the time being, we thought we’d share some extracts from HHS publications over the coming weeks and months. A Vision of Middlesex : The …

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A Vision of Middlesex – Part Two

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As the Old Schoolhouse is closed for the time being, we thought we’d share some extracts from HHS publications over the coming weeks and months. A Vision of Middlesex : The …

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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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