"Thanks. I may tweak slightly in the light of your comment. And what a great article on the Palace Gates line! Will give it a more leisurely read later, but am already struck, not just by the research, but also the character you give it. I love…"
"Palace Gates to Seven Sisters – The lost railway line of Bounds Green, 1878 – 1963
Wow, that's kept me up well past my bedtime! Great to see clips of the old Commerce Road that, along with Finsbury Road, was once the Victorian…"
"Good stuff, Richard. I may expand my bit on Spouter's corner a little, with reference to this. Also read, enjoyed, borrowed from & referenced your article on music at the Fisherman's Arms. Hope that's o.k. (P.S Remember me? …"
"Well spotted Hutch! I am convinced...
Your reference to Spouters corner provided a very timely reminder to this local history article from a while ago.
Spouters Corner - A local tradition of political free speech "
"Jolly butcher hill - looking downhill - long long gone!
Look at the trees - to the left right and the middle and the two posts - one on the corner and in front of the trees - with the finials on top.
Later became spouter's corner i am led to…"
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 them, trying to work out where all the places are, dates, people etc. I've done as much as I can from books & the internet, but now need a bit of expert advice from local residents (yourselves), and perhaps a trip to the archive after…See More