Hornsey Historical Society Bulletin 61 has just been published. It is a long issue this time, full of interesting and varied articles, three of them by new contributors: [Read more…] about The 2020 HHS Bulletin
An article from the Bowes Park Weekly News, 15 November 1919
The “great silence” on Tuesday came upon the district as a good deal of surprise. The tram and busmen evidently had their instructions from headquarters, and their vehicles stopped automatically. [Read more…] about THE HUSH IN THE HIGH ROAD
This 96-page hardback introduces a new format from The History Press. It presents an old view from the Bruce Castle Museum archive in sepia and a modern full colour view, by local photographer Henry Jacobs, of forty-two locations in Tottenham and Wood Green accompanied by informative text. [Read more…] about Tottenham and Wood Green – Then & Now in Colour
Little do the people entering in trepidation the portals of the imposing Wood Green Crown Court in Lordship Lane N22 suspect that this building and what stood on the site previously has a varied and interesting history to tell.
The first history of a district which began as an unpretentious hamlet and is now mainly residential but also an important shopping centre of north London. Wood Green’s past is surprisingly interesting and well recounted in this lavishly illustrated hardback book in a popular format. [Read more…] about Wood Green Past
Another title in this popular format with 92 pages of old and recent views of Wood Green linked by informative captions describing developments in Wood Green over the past century or so. It includes unique images of Alexandra Palace made during the First World War. [Read more…] about Wood Green Through Time