Local History

Duckett's Manor (the future Noel Park) and the nearby village of Wood Green in 1619 - Source: Tottenham Parish Plan 1619 (by Thomas Clay)

Noel Park

"Noel Park in London, England, is a late-19th early 20th-century planned community consisting of 2,200 model dwellings, designed by Rowland Plumbe. It was developed in open countryside to the...

Hornsey, Local History, Maps, Noel Park

Prince of Wales Hospital Nurses Digging During World War I - Copyright: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Culture, Libraries and Learning)

Digging for Victory

Prince of Wales Hospital Nurses digging during World War I.

'Tottenham Pudding', Dig for Victory, Food, Local History, World War I

1864 Map - Copyright: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Culture, Libraries and Learning)

Lordship Rec, Tottenham

"The earliest map of the Tottenham area was produced by the Earl of Dorset in 1619 when Tottenham was a village and open country. This is a most unusual map an as much the orientation is south to...

Local History, Lordship Rec

Lordship Lane in October 1893 - Copyright: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Culture, Libraries and Learning)

Lordship Lane, Tottenham

"Wood Green was originally a clearing in the dense forests of oak, ash and beech that covered most of what is now North London. There were a number of these clearings in the vicinity and each is...

Bruce Castle Museum & Haringey Archive Service, Local History, Lordship Lane

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