Southgate District Civic Voice

The Hertford Loop - The first 100 years of a local railway.

A 32 page A5 booklet written by Peter Hodge, with illustrations and bibliography. Originally published in 1976 then reprinted by Southgate District Civic Voice in 2021 to coincide with the 150th Anniversary of the opening of the Great Northern Railway branch line from Wood Green (Alexandra Palace) to Enfield. Peter Hodge wrote in May 1976 "It is an account, for the general reader, of the construct...

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Arnos Grove and the Walker Family - Book 1: Isaac Walker the Founder of the Family at Arnos Grove

A 72 page illustrated A4 paperback book written by Ruby Galili, with an introduction, 45 illustrations (16 in colour), a Walker family pedigree chart, references & sources and index. Published in 2008 this is the first part of a planned three-part history of a family of Southgate philanthropists and their grand mansion Arnos Grove....

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Broomfield - An Illustrated History of the House and Garden

A 22 page A5 booklet by Steven Brindle with maps, plans, illustrations and foreword by David Pam. A fully researched short history of the historic Broomfield House and Park in Palmers Green, London N13. Reprinted in 2018. ...

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Oakleaves - The Local History Bulletin of Southgate Civic Trust - Number 1

A 20 page illustrated A4 booklet published in 1987 containing the following articles: The Minchenden Oak by Marjorie Seward. Leigh Hunt and some Local Contempories by Richard Bearne. From Newspaper Round to Nursing: Half a Century in Southgate and Winchmore Hill. An account based on 50 years of memories recorded on tape by Arthur Pettifer born in 1898. Further Memories of Broadfields. ...

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Oakleaves - The Local History Bulletin of Southgate District Civic Trust - Number 2

A 24 page illustrated A4 booklet published in 1996 containing the following articles: Sir Thomas Lipton: No Ordinary Man by Alan Dumayne. Childhood Memories of Henry Cox by Helen Cox. Impressions of a childhood in early Victorian Winchmore Hill based on the autobiography of Henry Cox (born 1839 Edmonton – died 1935 Australia). A Quaker Marriage by Peter Hodge. Peter rediscovers George ...

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Oakleaves - The Local History Bulletin of Southgate District Civic Trust - Number 3

A 36 page illustrated A4 booklet published in 2004 containing the following articles: Celebrating Stevie Smith: Palmers Green’s Eccentric Poet by Chris Evans. New Southgate: The Rise and Fall of a Victorian Suburb by Colin Barratt. A Childhood in Winchmore Hill: Jane Ashley’s Memoir. John Walker: A Southgate Philanthropist by Ruby Galili. Walking the New River Path by Chris Roy...

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Oakleaves - The Local History Bulletin of Southgate District Civic Trust - Number 4

A 40 page illustrated A4 booklet published in 2009 containing the following articles: Those Intimate Nights by Geoff Bowden. My Mother (and me) at the Intimate by Carola Hicks. Margaret Gibson and Flora Robson: two leading actresses associated with Palmers Green by Richard Purver. On Safari in Southgate by Christine Collins. Gateway: Film-making Across the World by Graham Smart. ...

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Oakleaves - The Local History Bulletin of Southgate District Civic Trust - Number 5

A 60 page illustrated A4 booklet published in 2014 containing the following articles: A Teenager in the Southgate Civic Trust by Stephen Potter. The suffragettes of Palmers Green, Winchmore Hill and Southgate 1909-1916 by Ruby Galili. Flora Robson’s Letters to Dolly and Mary Cleghorn by Richard Purver. Protest from the Pews: An Anti-ritualist Revolt in Mid-Victorian Winchmore Hill b...

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Southgate - A Glimpse of the Past

A colour film of the former Borough of Southgate made in 1950 by Edgar Chard of Camera Craft Ltd in association with Gateway Film Productions. With commentary by John Ginn, then editor of Palmers Green & Southgate Gazette, the film covers Southgate, Palmers Green, Winchmore Hill, Oakwood and Cockfosters all now in the London Borough of Enfield. DVD PAL Running time 32 minutes....

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Southgate - A Half Century of Change

DVD PAL This film, produced for Southgate District Civic Trust to mark the millennium, records changes that have taken place in Southgate, New Southgate, Oakwood, Cockfosters, Palmers Green and Winchmore Hill over the preceding 50 years. Excerpts from a pioneering film of the old borough of Southgate made in the early 1950s by local photographer Edgar Chard have been used to help illustrate change...

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Southgate Celebrates The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

This colour film shows a week of events to celebrate the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in Broomfield Park, Palmers Green, N13. It was made for Southgate Borough Council in 1953 by local professional and amateur film producers of the day, Gateway Film Productions and the Planet Film Society, with commentary by Frank Phillips. DVD PAL Running time 24 minutes...

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The Cresswells of Winchmore Hill - A Gifted Victorian Family

A 271 page paperback by Peter Hodge containing 60 illustrations. Published in 1999. In this book we meet descendants of an ancient Northumberland family, some of whom lived in the Middlesex village of Winchmore Hill during the reign of Queen Victoria. The Winchmore Hill Cresswells, and their relatives in London, Kent and Devonshire, were talented, versatile and distinctive folk. Peter Hodge has tr...

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The Recorder 1907-1916 : Data Archive Disc

The Recorder was a local newspaper circulating in Palmers Green, Winchmore Hill and Southgate between November 1907 and July 1916 and is a valuable resource for historians. This disc contains all 150 issues of The Recorder with 3,119 pages, 311 containing photographs and other illustrations, and is searchable. All illustrations, including advertisements and announcements, also appear in a separate...

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