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Peter Garland Funeral

Islington Crematorium

The funeral of Peter Garland will take place on Thursday 23rd March 2023 at 10.15am at Islington Crematorium Chapel.

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Peter Garland

Drawing of the Old Schoolhouse by Peter Garland

It is with great sadness that I have to report the passing of Peter Garland, aged 82.

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Waste Land Cottages, Muswell Hill Road

Waste Land Cottages Muswell Hill Rd, Edwin Monk Album, 1890

This evocative image is on a postcard gifted to the Society by nonagenarian Edwin Monk whose book, Memories of Hornsey, was the first to be published by HHS in 1976. …

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Madam Uzielli’s Almshouses, Pages Lane

Madam Uzciellis Almshouses Pages Lane

The Archive holds two copies of this photograph; one gifted by Bridget Cherry, HHS Vice President and architectural historian, and the other by Ken Gay, Muswell Hill’s historian and HHS …

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HHS Bulletin Back Copies

Front Cover HHS Bulletin 57

We are beginning to make back copies of the Hornsey Historical Society’s award winning Bulletin available for sale online.

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Two Parish Cottages in Hornsey High Street

Two parish cottages in Hornsey High Street

Wealthy residents, together with officials of the ancient parish, had at various times since the early seventeenth century, provided cottages for the poor at different locations, often on waste land.

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HHS Book Wins Award

Cover of the Hornsey Enclosure Act

At the London & Middlesex Archaeological Society (LAMAS) local history conference, held at the Museum of London on Saturday 19 November 2022, it was announced that David Frith’s book, The …

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