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The articles in HHS’s Bulletin 60 focus on the century between the ending of the First World War and the present day.

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The 2018 HHS Bulletin

Hornsey Historical Society Bulletin 59

Hornsey Historical Society Bulletin 59 contains articles with a wide chronological range, covering aspects of the history of our part of London from the Middle Ages to the present day.

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Beauty in the Borough

A 20 minute amateur film, without sound, from 1959 about floral colour in Haringey.  It’s as interesting for the people, buildings and vehicles as it for the abundance of flowers.

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The Collins Family

An article by David Frith

Wherever you are in Crouch End or Muswell Hill you are never more than a short distance from a house or building built by the Collins family.

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Ever Heard of the Local Architect and Surveyor John Farrer?

An article by Janet Owen

John Farrer (1843-1930), a self-made Victorian entrepreneur who lived in Crouch End for forty years of his life, was responsible for designing over eighteen hundred houses and shops for seventy three roads in our area and he laid out fifteen estates for local landowners and builders.

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Our Northern Heights

Our much acclaimed  first documentary written and directed by Andy Attenburrow. The film tells the story of Hornsey, Highgate, Muswell Hill and Crouch End through the years 1850 to 1939.

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Muswell Hill – History & Guide

By Ken Gay

In a new format local historian Ken Gay uses some 150 views, most previously unpublished, to illustrate his account of Muswell Hill’s unfolding story.

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