A Goldmine of Memories

Memories of Margaret Hill House book cover

David Winskill reviews “Memories of Tenants of Margaret Hill House”

Margaret Hill House on Middle Lane has always brought to mind a large German Schloss! I think that is because of the big round tower on the corner of Palace Road and the broad, low pitched roof.

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A Hornsey Engineer’s Speech


Hornsey Journal, 14 March 1919

William Foster Watson, 37, a turner’s engineer, of Inderwick Road, Hornsey, and Featherstone Buildings, Holborn, was charged at Bow Street on Saturday with seditious utterances in a speech at the Albert Hall, at a “Hand Off Russia” meeting, convened by the British Socialist Party.

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A Hornsey Mystery

St Mary's Church Tower, Hornsey

The HHS features in this week’s Ham and High in an article about the tombstone of Harriet Long and Jacob Walker in the St Mary’s Churchyard in Hornsey. Using HHS …

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Alexandra Palace and People

Alexandra Palace and People cover

by Fred Clark

These stories are from Fred Clark’s reminiscences of the interesting people he met, and of some of the problems and pleasures which came to him and his growing family.

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Anthony Salvin

Nesfield's House, Fortis Green

Anthony Salvin (1799-1881) was one of the most successful British architects in the first half of Queen Victoria’s reign. The reason why we note Salvin today is because of his …

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