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.
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…]
Newsreel footage of the preparations for the first television broadcast from Alexandra Palace in 1938. [Read more…]
A British Pathe report about the difficulties faced by Haringey Council developing Wood Green in the 1970s. [Read more…]
A British Pathe newsreel from 1929. “This picture explains why Adam frequents the pools so eagerly – because of the water witches there. ” [Read more…]