Local History

The magnificent Grade 1 listed Bruce Castle - home to Haringey local history archive & museum

Bruce Castle, Tottenham

"Grade 1 listed, it was Tottenham's manor house, and dates from the 16th century, with alterations by subsequent occupants. It was given the name 'Bruce Castle' during the 17th century by the 2nd...

Archive, Bruce Castle Museum & Haringey Archive Service, Bruce Family, Local History, Tottenham

A view of the Three Compasses Inn, and St Mary's, in about 1830, by George Scharf

St Mary's Church, Hornsey

"There have been a church and a burial ground on this site probably since Saxon times. The mediaeval church, of which we have historical evidence dating back to 1291 and information about building...

Burial Ground, Hornsey, Local History, Medieval, Saxon, St Mary's Church, Hornsey

Moselle House, Tottenham - Courtesy: Historic Tottenham

Moselle House, Tottenham

"As far as we can ascertain this house was built in 1714.

"I have been able to access more information about this house than any other in the street thanks to previous research by an...

Church Road, Tottenham, Local History, Tottenham, Watery Building Names

The Edmonton Hundred area as shown in the Domesday Book in 1086 - map from 1820 - Courtesy of Enfield Local Studies and Archives Centre

Edmonton Hundred Historical Society

"The Edmonton Hundred Historical Society is a local history society representing the Edmonton Hundred area of what was Middlesex and is now North London. The area covered by The Society is shown...

Bruce Castle Museum & Haringey Archive Service, Edmonton, Historical Societies, Local History, Maps, Markfield Park, Tottenham, Tottenham Mills, Wood Green

Calendar pot - Copyright: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Culture, Libraries and Learning)

Samuel South & Sons

Samuel South & Sons (1868 - 1960), Horticultural Pottery Manufacturers, White Hart Lane Potteries

Clay, Cottage Industry, Crafts, Horticulture, Local History, Potter, Pottery, White Hart Lane

Tottenham Parish in 1831 from British History Online

"Tottenham parish contained 4,680 a. in 1831. Its shape was roughly that of a trapezium, divided from north to south by the Roman and medieval way later called High Road, with a westerly...

Local History, River Lea, River Moselle, Roman, Scotland Green, Tottenham