1,345 more photos of Norfolk & Cumbria in June 2017 Release

Hornsey, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Hornsey and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Hornsey From 1956 1969

Danbury's butchers, any relation to Billy/Tony? Remember going to Empire Ave. Enfield

A memory of Hornsey by jbigwood06

Looking Back

I was born in St Peters St, Islington, 1935, bombed out late 1943, with nowhere to go, had a makeshift home in Aloysius College for a time until we were given a place in 4 Montague Road, Honsey, N8, that's where I knew what it was like to be hungry. I remember to this day with my three sisters & mother given different colour ...Read full memory

A memory of Hornsey by George Burton

Fish Shop In Hornsey High Street

I was born in 1950 at Alexandra Park Nursing Home in Muswell Hill. My Mum and Dad (Ivy and Joe Abrahams) owned and ran the fish shop in Hornsey High Street and my Dad was not very pleased when Mum went into labour just before the lunchtime rush! I came home to live in the flat above the fish shop. It was a ...Read full memory

A memory of Hornsey by Andrea Burton