A Brief History of Stroud Green


The name Stroud Green signifies a wet, marshy place, overgrown with brushwood and liable to flooding. Stroud Green, near Highbury, was first mentioned in 1403 when it was no more …

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A Walk around Stroud Green

Stroud Green Rd c.1904

Eleven HHS members and friends took part in an enjoyable walk round Stroud Green on October 30th, starting at Finsbury Park Station.

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Christmas Festivities


An advertisement from the Hornsey Journal, 6 December 1918

Messrs Harvey and Shillingford

Crouch End, Hornsey and Stroud Green

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HHS Bulletin 60

Front cover HHS Bulletin 60, 2019

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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Holy Trinity, Stroud Green

Holy Trinity Church, Stroud Green circa 1900

The Parish of Holy Trinity was the fifth to be carved out of the original Anglican parish of St Mary, Hornsey, as the population grew.

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Hornsey in History: South of Hog’s Back

Ally Pally from Hogs Back, 1972

A 1972 series of Hornsey Journal articles by Ian Murray, first Chairman of Hornsey Historical Society and Haringey Council Archivist.   Part of the southern boundary of Hornsey is neatly marked …

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Life in Lockdown Gallery Two

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This is the second of our Lockdown Galleries – a collection of images reflecting the affects of the lockdown on our area; from streets devoid of activity to public messages of hope and thanks, and the changing nature of business as we’ve adapted to life in lockdown.

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Lockdown in Stroud Green

Stroud Green Rd in Lockdown

We are hoping to add to our Lockdown Gallery of images with a collection of people’s written accounts of their experiences during the Lockdown period. In this way we hope …

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Stroud Green – A History and Five Walks

Stroud Green A History and Five Walks book cover

By John Hinshelwood

Stroud Green – A History and Five Walks is in a new format. The book describes the growth and development of Stroud Green from a wet and marshy wasteland in mediaeval times to the present-day cosmopolitan suburb. 

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