White Hart Lane

Travellers at White Hart Lane, Maliphant 1880 - Courtesy: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Culture, Libraries and Learning)

White Hart Lane

"Tottenham Hotspur moved to White Hart Lane in 1899, renovating it from a disused nursery owned by the brewery chain Charringtons, with the help of local groundsman, John Over, into a substandard...

Bruce Castle Museum & Haringey Archive Service, Horticulture, Local History, Tottenham, White Hart Lane

Rear view across the field of a group of farm buildings belonging to Clay Hill Farm in Devonshire Hill, Tottenham - Copyright: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Culture, Libraries and Learning)

Clay Hill and the New River

"This section of the abandoned New River remained in water when Samuel arrived at River House. His elder children recall watching the wildlife attracted by the river and children brought into the...

Ceramics, Clay, Farming, Farms, Local History, New River, Tributary, White Hart Lane

Farm labourers work the fields at Clay Hill Farm in Devonshire Hill, Tottenham. Haycarts can be seen near the farm buildings - Copyright: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Culture, Libraries and Learning)

Clay Hill

"Devonshire Hill, formerly known as Clay Hill, was part of the manorial land owned by the Curtis family. In 1881, William Michael Curtis, and fellow trustees of the Curtis Settled Estates,...

Ceramics, Clay, Local History, New River, Tributary, White Hart Lane

Brook House, Tottenham, circa 1954 - Courtesy: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Culture, Libraries and Learning)

'Watery Names'

Brook House (was on Tottenham High Road, demolished 1955)
Brook Place – not on any map; it was somewhere near Brook House and Moselle House
Brook Street and Brook Street Chapel – still...

Local History, Signs of the River Moselle, Watery Building Names, Watery Street Names, White Hart Lane

An oil painting of the pottery house 'Tentdale' - Copyright: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Culture, Libraries and Learning)

The Cole Pottery, White Hart Lane, Tottenham

"The understanding within my mother's family was that the pottery was started by John Cole. The earliest documentary evidence comes from the rating records, from which it appears that sometime...

Bruce Castle Museum & Haringey Archive Service, Clay, Cottage Industry, Crafts, Horticulture, Local History, Market Gardening, Pottery, White Hart Lane

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

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