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.

Blyth Mansions

I was born in 117 Blyth Mansions, Hornsey Rise, in 1942 I think they had just been built. I remember playing in the flats with so many children, I wonder where they are all now. We used to have fights with all the other flats, ...Read full memory

A memory of Hornsey by Eileen Wright

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

Born In Westfield Road Hornsey

I went to Rokesly School and remember the willow tree, and standing in a line with girls and boys separated at playtime. I also remember Renee, the lady who owned the corner sweetshop. My mum and dad worked in ...Read full memory

A memory of Hornsey