Local History

A book, a website and occasional guided walking tours

London's Lost Rivers by Paul Talling

Tributaries of the River Lea
The Royal Gunpowder Mills Canals - (Waltham Abbey)
Muswell Stream - (Muswell Hill to Palmers Green via Bounds Green)
River Moselle...

Carbuncle Ditch, Local History, Lost Rivers, River Lea, River Moselle, Tributary

The Moselle valley, 1619

The Moselle Valley Showing 'Broade Waters' - 1619

Broadwater Farm: detail of the 1619 map of the Parish of Tottenham, Middlesex (now in the London Borough of Haringey), dated 1619.
The Source is: Tottenham Parish Plan 1619
The author...

Broadwater Farm Estate, Broadwater's Farm, Local History, Maps, River Moselle Valley

Pymmes Brook at Fore Street, Edmonton

Pymmes Brook

"Pymmes Brook is located in North London and named after William Pymme, a local land owner. It is a minor tributary of the River Lea. The brook mostly flows through urban areas and is particularly...

Local History, River Lea, Tributary

River Moselle in Tottenham Cemetery, Haringey, London. 22 November 2005. Photographer: Fin Fahey.

River Moselle

"The River Moselle, also referred to as Moselle Brook, is in North London and flows through Tottenham towards the Lea Valley. The river was originally a tributary of the River Lea, but it now...

Highgate, Local History, River Moselle, Signs of the River Moselle, Tottenham, Tottenham Cemetary, Visible Moselle

Broadwater Farm - By Iridescenti available under Creative Commons Attribution Share-alike license 2.0

Broadwater Farm Estate

"Broadwater Farm, often referred to simply as "The Farm", is an area in Tottenham, North London, straddling the River Moselle. The eastern half of the area is dominated by the Broadwater Farm...

Broadwater Farm Estate, Flooding, Local History