Wood Green Past

By Albert Pinching

This is the first history of a district which began as an unpretentious hamlet and is now mainly residential but also an important shopping centre of north London. Wood Green’s past is surprisingly interesting and well recounted in this lavishly illustrated hardback book in a popular format.

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Crouch End Clock Tower

By Joan Schwitzer

A revised edition of a popular book describing Crouch End Clock Tower, one of our local landmarks. This edition now includes photographs.

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The Story of Harringay Stadium & Arena

By Mike Ticher

In the 1920s and 30s Harringay became one of the most important sporting venues in London. While the Stadium pioneered the new sports of greyhound racing and speedway, the Arena popularised ice hockey for the first time in Britain and became the capital’s best-loved boxing venue.

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Contributions Welcomed

We welcome contributions to the Bulletin from interested authors, who do not need to be members of the Society. Articles for inclusion should be concerned with Hornsey, its residents and its history. A length of about 2-3000 words is suggested, but shorter pieces such as letters or reviews of books about local history can also be accepted.

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Palace on the Hill

By Ken Gay

With a unique collection of photographs, this book tells the true story of the “People’s Palace”, as well as the facts and the legends from its origins on rural Muswell Hill to the present time.

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Memories of Hornsey

By Edwin Monk

Memories of Hornsey was HHS’s first publication in 1976. It has been edited and revised by Dr Joan Schwitzer. Monk’s recollections of Hornsey in the 1880-1890s now includes additional material by the author subsequent to the original publication.

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Haringey’s Hidden Streams Revealed

By Albert Pinching and David Dell

Haringey’s Hidden Streams retraces the routes of Haringey’s several natural streams which once flowed in the open from the “northern heights” of Highgate and Muswell Hill. Those streams are mainly now underground.

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