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.

School Days

my name is George Bryant I went to North haringay boys school from 1958 - 1963.in the beginning I was the only black boy in school.at first it was pretty rough called all kind of names people lifting up my blazer to ask me where my ...Read full memory

Years Ago

We lived in Gordon Road up to 1948 then Rathcool Gardens till 1955 when we moved to the Coldfall Estate in Muswell Hill. Ee all attended Hornsey Infants, Tottenham Land then senior school in Priory Road, Hornsey. My sister Ann and ...Read full memory

A memory of Hornsey by Arthur Elliott

Christmas In1945

I WAS 17YRS OLD AND LIVE AT NO7 TIVOLI ROAD , AND WHEN FATHER CHRISTMAS ARRIVE AT THE FRONT DOOR WITH 4 CWT OF COAL MY MUM PUT NEWS PAPER DOWN THE HALL AN THOUGHT THE HOUSE SO THE COALMAN COULD DUMP THE COAL IN THE SHED SO ...Read full memory

A memory of Hornsey by John Ansell