This is the page where you will find the latest additions to the website. The material is ordered chronologically, with the most recent material at the top.
Come along on Saturday 16th December at 5.45pm to our most historic building and enjoy some seasonal singing, mulled wine and mince pies and an opportunity to meet others from our Hornsey Community! Everyone Welcome!
For more details and a map of how to find us, go to the events page.
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. [Read more…]
At the annual conference of the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society (LAMAS) held at the Museum of London on Saturday 18th November, HHS won the award for the best London local history society Newsletter of 2016. [Read more…]
A 1959 film of girls at the William Grimshaw School in Muswell Hill learning to make and model the latest fashions. [Read more…]
The clock tower, a much loved if not exactly architecturally distinguished building, ‘jolly’, as Bridget Cherry in the revised Pevsner (London 4: North) calls it, was erected in 1895 in ‘appreciation and recognition of the public services’ of Henry Reader Williams (1822-97). [Read more…]
By Albert Pinching with illustrations by Peter Garland [Read more…]
A fascinating 12 minute film, without sound, of Mrs Mary Cannon of Crouch Hill doing the shopping and picking up her ration books in post-war Crouch End. [Read more…]