TOTTENHAM - SUMMERHILL ROAD

 


This Splendid photograph shows Summerhill Road in 1914 - Photo Courtesy Kim Noden Harmel
ABOUT  A website dedicated to the history of Summerhill Road Tottenham that includes memories and photographs from residents both past and present.
The website has since developed into a Local History for Tottenham in general and includes many fascinating history snippets and further historic photographs and social history from Tottenham's past.

 

 
  
SPECIAL NOTICE:  The annual 'Local History Fair' is scheduled for Saturday 16th February 2019 between 11:00am to 4:00 pm . There wil be a full programme of interesting talks and exhibits from local groups.
 
 
This year there will also be a dedicated reflective hour over the lunchbreak thinking of all those we have lost this year, to include Ray Swain, and of course Jim Clarke (plus Jim Deamer of Ed100, Vic McRae of HHS and FoBC, Chris Whitehouse also of FoBC).  

Please be sure to support this interesting event in the annual calendar at Bruce Castle Museum. 
                            
 
 

 

            

        SITE LAST UPDATED - 14th February 2019 - See 'WHAT'S NEW'  Section   

CONTACT INFORMATION
 
Our email address is now   alanswain17@virginmedia.com
In the unlikely event you should experience difficulties with our new address you can try sending your message to my alternative email address that I shall be monitoring periodically.
                                               alanswain1@hotmail.co.uk
 

CLICK ABOVE
 

Do check the 'What's New' page periodically to look for updates

NEW: Memories of a Forgotten Tottenham Factory

Wartime Evacuee Memories - Ken Carter

BBC Our Paintings - Additions to the Bruce Castle Museum Paintings

 West Green Memorial - Armistice Centenary

Ray Swain Memorial

Seven Sisters School - May Queen Celebrations - New Photographs

Old Pubs of Tottenham - Long Lost photograph of 'The DAGMAR' Cornwall Road

  James Smithson - Founder of the 'Smithsonion Institution'

Percy House - New home to The Tottenham Hotspur Foundation


      OTHER RECENT     
          ADDITIONS
 

 

Talbot Baines Reed - Victorian Author of Boy's Books

Henry Hunnings - Inventor and Photographer

A child of The Blitz- - WW2 Memories   Jim Hepting

Tottenham Grammar School - Annual Commemoration Ceremony

Arthur B Purvis - Tottenham Man - WW2 Chief of Supply

Origin of the name of Tottenham -Local History

 'THE FINALE' -Farewell to Spurs Historic Stadium


NOSTALGIA CORNER -CLICK ABOVE
Here is a useful  SUB-MENU  that will direct you to the website pages that feature all of the favourite locations, methods of transport and places of work and entertainment in Tottenham from past times. In addition there is a link to our popular TOTTENHAM HISTORY SNIPPETS page that contains many fascinating articles on Tottenham and its Local History.

FOR THE MAIN MENU PLEASE USE THE 'ENTER' BUTTON BELOW

 

    INVITATION TO        ' THE GESTETNER  - EXHIBITION'   

Exploring the experiences of former workers and the  old machines used to create  both Commercial and Artistic works.

    Visit the ever popular event at Bruce Castle Museum -  DROP IN BETWEEN 10.30am - 4.00pm   

There is a reduced programme of events due to ongoing renovations work

 

BRUCE CASTLE MUSEUM ;   SEE 'FRIENDS OF BRUCE CASTLE MUSEUM' FOR FORTHCOMING EVENTS AND DETAILS OF THE WINTER/SPRING 2019 PROGRAMME AND THE REFERENCE BOOKS SECTION FOR INFORMATION ON THE WIDE VARIETY OF PUBLICATIONS ON TOTTENHAM AVAILABLE FROM THE MUSEUM OR LOCAL BOOKSHOPS

WEST GREEN MEMORIAL
WW1 - WEST GREEN MEMORIAL - UPDATE AUGUST 2018
 
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We are pleased to announce that the long awaited restoration work to the memorial has now been completed.

A special Armistice Centenary ceremony was held at the memorial on Sunday 11th November, 2018.

It was very well attended and formally opened by the Deputy Mayor of Haringey, Sheila Peacock along with other local councilors in attendance.

Thank you for your support  -    
Alan Swain

 

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