Moselle Memories

Moselle Memories: Interview with Derek Lewis

Derek Lewis was born and brought up in Tottenham. He has worked at H Glickman Ltd on Tottenham High Road since he began there as an apprentice. He has a keen interest in local history and...

Flooding, Moselle Memories, Scotland Green, Tottenham

Moselle Memories: Interview with Joan Curtis

Joan Curtis is an artist who lives on the Tower Gardens estate, near to the Lordship Rec. She was one of the original members of the Friends of Lordship Rec, a Friends of... Group who were...

Friends of Lordship Rec, Local History, Lordship Rec, Lost Rivers, Moselle Memories

Queen Mary inspecting the 'Tottenham Pudding' - Courtesy: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Culture, Libraries and Learning)

Queen Mary, the Markfield Piggery and the 'Tottenham Pudding'

"The piggery: As a wartime measure (WWII), a Pig Farm was located on the site and visited by no lesser a person than the then Queen Elizabeth (the late Queen Mother) on one occasion. I believe...

'Tottenham Pudding', Beam Engine & Museum, Ecology, Food, Local History, Markfield Park, Markfield Piggery, Moselle Memories, Queen Mother

Artisan Cottages in Markfield Road - Courtesy: Richard Hadingham

Artisan Cottages in Markfield Road

"My paternal grandparents lived at No 51 Markfield Road, described on the map as 'artisans cottages'. This row of six houses were built by the Midland Railway Company c1894 and I think were...

Archive, British Rail, Great Eastern Railway, London & North Eastern Railway, Markfield Park, Midland Railway Company, Moselle Memories, Railways, River Lea, River Moselle, Tottenham South Junction, Workers' Cottages

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Tottenham and Forest Gate Railway - Courtesy Richard Hadingham

Tottenham and Forest Gate Railway

"Part of an original Tottenham & Forest Gate Railway map in my possession which shows the Moselle Brook in the final stage of its course towards the River Lea near Markfield Park."


Markfield Park, Moselle Memories, Railways, River Lea, River Moselle, Tottenham & Forest Gate Railway

River Moselle Bridge - Courtesy Richard Hadingham

Moselle Bridge

"Eureka! I have just found a photo of the original bridge over the Moselle where it meets the Lea. It is a cropped part of a larger composite picture taken by my father from the banks of the...

Beam Engine & Museum, East Warwick Reservoir, Moselle Memories, River Lea, River Moselle