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


Born in 1949 I lived with my mum, dad, sister and brother in SouthView Road and attended Campsbourne Schools (nursery, infant and junior) and then onto Clemence Cave which were all connected buildings. Didn't have far to go to school! ...Read full memory

A memory of Hornsey by Pam Mc Enhill

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