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.


I was born in Hornsey in 1940. Returning from evacuation in S.Wales in 1944, I went to Highgate Primary School for a short time, before moving to 141 Crouch Hill (now demolished) and attending Rokesley Infants School & Crouch End ...Read full memory

A memory of Hornsey by Alan Carter

Town Hall

My Aunt Sylvia Monnington worked at Hornsey Town Hall from the 1960s until at least the mid 1970s.

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