This image is one of the postcards which the late Hugh Garnsworthy gifted to the Society. Postmarked 1904, the large, impressive building is softened by the presence of the two little girls in their clean white pinafores in the foreground.
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The funeral of Peter Garland will take place on Thursday 23rd March 2023 at 10.15am at Islington Crematorium Chapel.
It is with great sadness that I have to report the passing of Peter Garland, aged 82.
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. …
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 …
We are beginning to make back copies of the Hornsey Historical Society’s award winning Bulletin available for sale online.
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.
All our books that are in stock are now for sale online.
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 …
We are are gradually adding more of our books for sale online and have just added four more.