Local History Online

British History Online : Hornsey

Bruce Castle local history posts

“Bruce Castle Museum and Archive may be closed to the public during this period of social isolation, but whilst we all stay at home, you can still access its wealth of history. The Museum and Archive is sending out a Daily Local History Post by email, delving into its archives and collections and sharing Haringey’s fascinating heritage with you.”

A Crouch End housewife’s story

“A … 12 minute film, without sound, of Mrs Mary Cannon of Crouch Hill doing the shopping and picking up her ration books in post-war Crouch End.

The Hornsey Film

“A revolution recollected in tranquillity: the six-week occupation, through June and July 1968, of Hornsey College of Art, North London, with its reasons, programme, course and fate, is fully re-constructed and re-considered by the original protesting students in this film” from the BFI Archive.

Hornsey Local History Notes

Created by CEDU3A Executive Committee member John Hinshelwood.

Images of Crouch End

Images of Hornsey

Images of Muswell Hill

Images of Stroud Green

London’s Screen Archives

Features a number of amateur films from the collection of Bruce Castle Museum, including Beauty in the Borough, a film of “floral colour in Haringey”, made in 1959.