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Featured Blog Posts – April 2013 Archive (2)

Sad Death at Bowes Park, November 1886

In recent times we have heard much discussion about questionable journalism. Sensationalist stories in poor taste however, are nothing new - one of the earliest British tabloids was the Illustrated Police News.

Published weekly  from 1842 it gained notoriety though the coverage of the…


Added by Richard McKeever on April 5, 2013 at 18:30 — 2 Comments

The New River in our heraldic heritage

I was doing some research on London borough coats of arms and found this nice image of Wood Green's:

Isn't it striking how green it is! The "official blazon" or explanation for the image is:

"The bands of blue and silver represent…


Added by Lindsey Berthoud on April 4, 2013 at 9:00 — 9 Comments


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