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New Southgate as was - a response to Richard's welcome

Hello Richard,   Thanks for your welcome!   I am pleased to have discovered this Forum and now to be a member if it. I live in nearby in Mu…

Started by Colin Marr

11 Sep 6
Reply by PeterLen Turner

Beaumaris School

Does anyone have any memories or information about Beaumaris School, please? It was a small private school which was in existence from at l…

Started by Lena B

6 Aug 30
Reply by Lena B

Ok, You History Buffs - more Wood Green on Film

I posted on here recently about a photo in a Wood Green Film I'm cataloguing which  I thought was in Bounds Green, and instead got a seriou…

Started by Zoe Roberts

7 Jun 3
Reply by Zoe Roberts

The Bounds Green Road Obelisk

I found this postcard on eBay - a snip at £2.50! It shows an uninterrupted view down Finsbury Road from the corner of Park Avenue across th…

Started by Richard Matz

2 Jun 2
Reply by Richard Matz

Wood Green & Bounds Green on Film

Hi. I'm a volunteer for London's Screen Archives, and I've been cataloguing a film about Wood Green (including bits on Bounds green) for th…

Started by Zoe Roberts

7 May 19
Reply by Zoe Roberts

Muswell Hill Four Walks - a new publication from Hornsey Historical Society

Newly published by Hornsey Historical Society - Muswell Hill Four Walks. A new historical walk booklet. Lots of photos. Great text. Just £4…

Started by Lesley Ramm

5 Jul 5, 2016
Reply by Catharine Perry

Furniture warehouse, Bounds Green, late 1950s

Apparently relatives of mine used to live in rooms at the back of a large furniture warehouse  in Bounds Green.  Just wondering if anyone h…

Started by Catherine Grey

0 Jun 23, 2016

Old film of switchback railway at Alexandra Palace

Stephen Middleton of the Friends of Alexandra Park put me on to this delightful c…

Started by Alison M

2 Jun 19, 2016
Reply by Stephen Middleton

Charringtons Mechanised Coal Depot at Palace Gates, Wood Green 1958 - 1984

Charringtons%20Depot%201958.doc Archived here for reference and posterity, a short article from Trains Illustrated September 1958 Vol XI No…

Started by Richard Matz

0 Apr 16, 2016

George Moore's Menswear reconsidered

Following on from Ovi the Egg Eating Dinosaur, here's another great post from Peter Berthoud's Discovering London blog. If you thought Geo…

Started by Lindsey Berthoud

5 Apr 12, 2016
Reply by Sophie Montmey


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