The role of the local dignatory has no real modern equivalent – perhaps our harangued local councillors, though they are an altogether different animal.
Go back to before the second world war however and Palmers Green’s history is full of landowners, sirs, captains and colonels, their natural habitat, council chambers and civic podia. Many of them had a very significant impact on the future of Palmers Green as it was.to unfold.
Palmers Green too, has also had its fair.share of colourful characters. We hope there are more in the making.