Clay

Jane Reid-Diagne

After many years of working in the South East with schools and community groups, it has been a pleasure to work in the heart of my own community sharing my personal skills in ceramics, cob and...

Art, Artist, Ceramics, Ceramics Installation, Clay, Schools, Workshops

Moselle Memories: Interview with Judith Hanna

Judith Hanna is Co-Chair of Growing in Haringey and plays a leading role in the local community's efforts to make Haringey more environmentally-friendly and sustainable. She is the Principal...

Broadwater's Farm, Broadwaters, Clay, Flooding, Local History, Moselle Memories, River Lea, River Moselle

Rear view across the field of a group of farm buildings belonging to Clay Hill Farm in Devonshire Hill, Tottenham - Copyright: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Culture, Libraries and Learning)

Clay Hill and the New River

"This section of the abandoned New River remained in water when Samuel arrived at River House. His elder children recall watching the wildlife attracted by the river and children brought into the...

Ceramics, Clay, Farming, Farms, Local History, New River, Tributary, White Hart Lane

Farm labourers work the fields at Clay Hill Farm in Devonshire Hill, Tottenham. Haycarts can be seen near the farm buildings - Copyright: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Culture, Libraries and Learning)

Clay Hill

"Devonshire Hill, formerly known as Clay Hill, was part of the manorial land owned by the Curtis family. In 1881, William Michael Curtis, and fellow trustees of the Curtis Settled Estates,...

Ceramics, Clay, Local History, New River, Tributary, White Hart Lane

An oil painting of the pottery house 'Tentdale' - Copyright: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Culture, Libraries and Learning)

The Cole Pottery, White Hart Lane, Tottenham

"The understanding within my mother's family was that the pottery was started by John Cole. The earliest documentary evidence comes from the rating records, from which it appears that sometime...

Bruce Castle Museum & Haringey Archive Service, Clay, Cottage Industry, Crafts, Horticulture, Local History, Market Gardening, Pottery, White Hart Lane

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