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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Hornsey by Eileen Wright

Growing Up In Hornsey In The 50s, 60s And 70s

My parents, Bill and Jill Oliver met at Mountview theatre club in the 1950s and married in 1955. Their first home was a rented flat at 45 Ridge Road in ...Read full memory

A memory of Hornsey by Susan Sjuve

The Scariest House In Hornsey Crescent Rd

I was brought up in Williams Close in Crescent Road in 1962-1983. At top our road there was a old gothic house which I was looked after in as a four year old ...Read full memory

A memory of Hornsey

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