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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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Who will save Bourlet’s clock?

This image was kindly provided by Erol Mehmet, who asked a friend who is currently working on renovations of the building above the Costa Coffee shop to take a picture while he was on the scaffolding. I love this photo, … Continue reading

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How the ghost of Sir Geoffrey was de-moated

I originally published this article in 2014, but I think it bears repeating, especially, if Sir Geoffrey honours the tradition and makes his once-every- six-year reappearance this Christmas… If you have a few hours to spare this Sunday you could … Continue reading

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