River Lea

Victorian Mayhem at Markfield Park

Victorian Mayhem at Markfield Park

Sunday, 14 July 2013 -
11:00am to 5:00pm

125th Anniversary of the commissioning of the Beam Engine

Step back in time to the Industrial Revolution... Hear the hissing of steam... The smell of hot oil... See the action of the Engine...

Beam Engine & Museum, Crafts, Events, Gladesmore School, Local History, Markfield Park, Markfield Secondary School, Moselle Memories, Performances, River Lea, River Moselle, Story-Telling, Victorian, Waste Water

Thames21 'Love the Lea' campaign

River Ecology Talk at the Lancasterian School

Friday, 15 February 2013 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

River ecology talk by Theo Thomas, London Canalkeeper at Thames21 at the...

Clean Water, Ecology, Eels, Events, Lancasterian Primary School, Pollution, River Lea, River Moselle, River Thames, Sewage Fungus, Stickleback, Waste Water

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

Beam Engine (1886) - Copyright: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Culture, Libraries and Learning)

Beam Engine, Markfield Park

"Sewage was the worst problem arising from Tottenham's mid-19th-century expansion. In 1843 the riverside lands were generally malarial and by 1848 some 800 houses discharged their waste into the...

Beam Engine & Museum, Clean Water, Local History, Markfield Park, Markfield Project, Pollution, River Health, River Lea, River Moselle, Sewage, Tottenham, Typhoid, Victorian

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Theo Thomas, Thames21

Theo Thomas, Thames21

Theo works for Thames21, a charity dedicated to working with people to protect their local rivers and canals. Theo started the Love the Lea campaign because the rivers in the Lower Lea Valley are...

Ecology, Love the Lea, Pollution, Reed Bed, River Health, River Lea, River Moselle, River Thames, Thames21, Waste Water, Water Testing

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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