Bowes and Bounds Connected

A Community Network for Bowes Park and Bounds Green

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Shaftesbury hall & environs 1886-1905

Thought some of you might like this piece by the Hornsey Historical Society on the Shaftesbury Hall. Paints quite a vivid picture of the lo…

Started by Lucia

0 Jul 31

Shaftesbury Hall in the Bowes Park Weekly News, January 1905

Just posted on the HHS website in case anyone's interested.  It's an extract from the Bowes Park Weekly News, 14th January 1905 about the…

Started by Deirdre Stowell-Smith

0 Jul 25


We are hoping to add to our Lockdown Gallery of images with a collection of people’s written accounts of their experiences during the Lo…

Started by Deirdre Stowell-Smith

0 Jun 27

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

10 May 18
Reply by Dennis Bailey

HORNSEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY : Submissions for Bulletin 2021

Time on your hands? Why not do some writing? The Bulletin of the Hornsey Historical Society will be celebrating the Society’s 50th anniver…

Started by Deirdre Stowell-Smith

0 Apr 5

The Changing Years: The History and Development of Wood Green

A silent film with written commentary researched for London’s Screen Archives by Zoe Roberts in Spring 2017 London Screen Archives

Started by Richard Matz

0 Aug 26, 2018

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

3 Feb 14, 2018
Reply by Hugh from Harringay Online

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

6 Jan 28, 2018
Reply by Lindsey Berthoud

Hornsey Historical Society Wins New Award!

New posting on Hornsey Historical Society website. At the annual conference of the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society (LAMAS) held…

Started by Lesley Ramm

0 Nov 22, 2017

The Derelict Dole Office of Clockhouse Junction

Have you ever spotted the derelict building at the Clockhouse Junction? It's located where Green Lanes crosses the North Circular but it's…

Started by Richard McKeever

9 Nov 9, 2017
Reply by Colin Marr



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