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A new word for ugly

I was amused by this article from Londonist’s ever entertaining Matt Brown, not least because it introduced me to a new word, ‘cackbastard’ which I am sure will come in handy. I love Palmers Green but I don’t love it … Continue reading

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Fireworks and candle grease

One of the loveliest things about running a history blog is when people get in touch with what Palmers Green means to them and how it shaped their lives. Here are some memories from Brian Watling who grew up here … Continue reading

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Can you read this Palmers Green address?

Ruth O Reilly has been researching her family history and found a record with this address in Palmers Green. It’s from a form completed in the late 1940’s . She cant make it out, and has tried looking at maps, … Continue reading

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Have you got an ugly old door?

The first in our new DIY series….Next week: how to remove your leaded glass with a sledge hammer.

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Did you know Dr George MacDonald?

If you have ever tried to find out more about your family’s history, you will know that from time to time the trail seems to go cold. Ryan Clarke has been on the hunt for more information about his relative … Continue reading

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Something to lift the spirits

And so Christmas is nearly here and the accolade of Palmers Green story of the year has been stolen at the last moment by Ian Puddick with his Old Bakery Gin, created in a rediscovered illegal still just south of … Continue reading

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