In Times Past

By Peter Curtis 

An enduring best-seller. More than 100 old photographs of Wood Green, Tottenham, West Green and Harringay with captions that tell the story of Haringey in Victorian and Edwardian times.

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A Brief History of the Bulletin

The Bulletin first appeared in December 1973, only two and a half years after the Society was founded. It was a quarterly publication intended to reflect members’ research and lively interest in Hornsey’s past. The name was chosen for its association with brevity and urgency. 

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A Brief History of Hornsey Historical Society

There had been talk of the need for a local history society in Hornsey as long ago as 1909 but despite early efforts nothing was achieved until 1971. On 29th April that year, in response to a poster designed and distributed by Margaret Gellay, a young local teacher, about fifty people attended a meeting in Hornsey Library.

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Bulletin Catalogue

The Bulletin catalogue contains details of the content of all previous issues of the Hornsey Historical Society Bulletin. Back copies still in stock are available to purchase. The catalogue is ordered chronologically, with the most recent editions at the top. The catalogue can also be downloaded as a PDF.  If you click on the bookmarks icon in your PDF reader this will bring up a table of contents.

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The Old Dairy at Crouch Hill

By John Hinshelwood 

The Friern Manor Dairy building (now a restaurant) is renowned for the rare decorative panels that adorn it. This is their story and that of a local dairying family, beginning in the 1840s. An original piece of research with wonderful and rare illustrations.

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Gateway to the City – The Archway Story

By Simon Morris and Towyn Mason

Highgate Archway bridge was London’s (probably the world’s) first flyover, begun in 1812. This book celebrates the centenary of the building of the present bridge.

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