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Lived with my parents at number 18 from 1963 to 1981, briefly moved back for a while but moved on in 1987. Remember riding my scooter in the 60?s and in my soap box that my grandad made, he lived at number 27 from after WW1 till 1976. Great days playing football against the wall on the corner of Burghley Rd and Lyttleton Rd with my mates from the adjoining road. Now live in North Norfolk but often think back to Hornsey and Stationers Company School.

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Coleraine Works was the informal name given to a small industrial building – just to the right of the photo shown – on the corner of Poynton Road and Wycombe Road.

This last housed a printer and has been empty for several years as the council refuse to let it pass into non-commercial use.

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VIEW THE SEVEN SISTERS AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE SEVEN SISTERS AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE SEVEN SISTERS AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE SEVEN SISTERS AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE SEVEN SISTERS AREA IN THE 1900s
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Seven Sisters

Seven Sisters’s name is derived from seven elms which were planted in a circle with a walnut tree at their centre on an area of common land known as Page Green.


In his early seventeenth-century work, Brief Description of Tottenham, local vicar and historian William Bedwell singled out the Page Green walnut tree for particular mention. He wrote of it as a local ’arboreal wonder’ which ’flourished without growing bigger’. He described it as popularly associated with the burning of an unknown Protestant. There is also speculation that the tree was ancient, possibly going back as far as Roman times, perhaps standing in a sacred grove or pagan place of worship.

The walnut vanished at some point, leaving the circle of elms. These were first recorded as the Seven Sisters in 1732.

The location of the seven trees can be tracked through a series of maps from 1619 on. From 1619 they are shown in a position which today corresponds with the western tip of Page Green at the junction of Broad Lane and the High Road. With urbanisation radically changing the area, the ’Seven Sisters’ had been replanted by 1876, still on Page Green, but further to the east. Contemporary maps show them remaining in this new location until 1955.

The trees formed a well-known landmark. So much so that a new thoroughfare connecting Tottenham to Camden Town in 1840 was named Seven Sisters Road.

In 1852, the originals were in a sorry state and new trees were planted by the seven daughters of a Mr J McRae. These elms lasted just 20 years, when a newspaper described "six venerable and withered trunks" (perhaps the stumps of the originals were still hanging around). A new circle was planted on 2 March 1886 when local siblings called Rosa, Alice, Amy, Edith, Julia, Georgina and Matilda Hibbert — the only family in Tottenham to contain seven sisters and no brothers — did the honours.

Over the years, the sisters returned to view their handiwork. Matilda’s was the only one that wouldn’t take. According to a later interview, the sister "pointed to her withered tree and said, ’I’m the doomed one’". Alas, her premonition came true. Mathilda passed away in 1900. Her six siblings lived on, regrouping at the elms each year. Five trees had died by 1928 when three of the surviving Hibberts were recommissioned to "make good the deficiency". The six sisters continued their reunion until at least 1937, bringing the original commemorative brooches and spades used in 1886. One of these spades can still be seen at the Bruce Castle Museum in Tottenham.

*L1491308014L*Further plantings took place in 1955, courtesy of sisters named Basten. Perhaps because elms had proven too fragile for the ground, this iteration opted for Italian polar, and the trees were planted in two clumps rather than a ring. The most recent ceremony drew on the digging skills of five local families, all blessed with seven sisters. This time hornbeams were chosen. The still-standing ring was installed at the centre of Page Green in 1996. You can view it today, although there’s no obvious plaque or information board recalling the centuries-old tradition.

The current ring of hornbeam trees was planted in 1997 in a ceremony led by five families of seven sisters.

Seven Sisters station was constructed by the Great Eastern Railway on its Stoke Newington & Edmonton Railway line and opened on 22 July 1872. On 1 January 1878, the GER opened a branch line, the Palace Gates Line, from Seven Sisters station to Noel Park and later that year to Palace Gates (Wood Green) station.

The first section of the Victoria line opened on 1 September 1968 serving Seven Sisters, although a shared entrance and interchange facilities with the surface station were not opened until December 1968. The original GER entrance to the station was situated in West Green Road at the north end of the surface station, but the new combined entrance was opened in Seven Sisters Road at the south end on the site of a former wood merchants yard, connecting to the west end of the Victoria line platforms. The original (1872) entrance was closed at that time.

The section of Victoria line between Seven Sisters and Finsbury Park stations is the longest between adjacent stations in deep level tunnels on the London Underground network. During the planning phase of the Victoria line, thought was given to converting Manor House into a Victoria line station and diverting the Piccadilly line in new tunnels directly from Finsbury Park to Turnpike Lane via Harringay Green Lanes, but the idea was abandoned because of the inconvenience this would cause, as well as the cost.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Ada National College for Digital Skills:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 19.
Ambitious College:   Special post 16 institution which accepts students between the ages of 19 and 25.
Assunnah Primary School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Brook House Primary School:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Bruce Grove:   Bruce Grove is a ward in Tottenham, enclosed by Lordship Recreation Ground, Lordship Lane, Philip Lane, and the High Road.
Coleraine Works, N17:   Coleraine Works was the informal name given to a small industrial building on the corner of Poynton Road and Wycombe Road.
Down Lane Park:   
Duke’s Aldridge:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Earlsmead Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Earlsmead Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Ferry Lane Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Haringey Tuition Centre:   Pupil referral unit which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 16.
Harris Academy Tottenham:   Free schools (All through) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 19.
Harris Primary Academy Coleraine Park:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Holy Trinity CofE Primary School:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Hyland House School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Lancasterian Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Lea Valley Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
London Academy of Excellence Tottenham:   Free schools 16 to 19 (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 19. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
Markfield Park:   
Page Green Common:   Page Green Common is a much reduced area of common land.
Park Lane Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Pembury House Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
Pembury House Nursery School & Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Seven Sisters:   Seven Sisters’s name is derived from seven elms which were planted in a circle with a walnut tree at their centre on an area of common land known as Page Green.
St Francis de Sales RC Infant School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
St Paul’s and All Hallows CofE Infant School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
St Paul’s and All Hallows CofE Junior School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Sunrise Primary School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
The Mulberry Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
The Paddock Community Nature Park:   
Tottenham Green:   
Vale School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 16.
Welbourne Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Welbourne Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Altair Close, N17 · Angelica Court, N17 · Antill Road, N15 · Argyle Road, N17 · Armadale Close, N17 · Ashby Road, N15 · Ashley Road, N17 · Ashmount Road, N15 · Baronet Grove, N17 · Baronet Road, N17 · Beaconsfield Road, N15 · Bedford Road, N15 · Bennetts Close, N17 · Bernard Road, N15 · Bill Nicholson Way, N17 · Birches Close, N17 · Birkbeck Road, N17 · Blenheim Rise, N15 · Boundary Court, N18 · Brantwood Road, N17 · Bream Close, N17 · Brereton Road, N17 · Broad Lane, N15 · Bromley Road, N17 · Bruce Castle Road, N17 · Bruce Grove, N17 · Brunswick Square, N17 · Buller Road, N17 · Burdock Road, N17 · Burlington Road, N17 · Campbell Road, N17 · Carbuncle Passage, N17 · Carew Road, N17 · Cedar Road, N17 · Champa Close, N17 · Chapel Place, N17 · Chesnut Grove, N17 · Chesnut Road, N17 · Church Road, N17 · Clyde Circus, N15 · Clyde Road, N15 · College Road, N17 · Colless Road, N15 · Collingwood Road, N15 · Colsterworth Road, N15 · Commercial Road, N17 · Commonwealth Road, N17 · Coniston Road, N17 · Coniton Road, N17 · Constable Crescent, N15 · Constable Cresent, N15 · Copperfield Drive, N15 · Cromberdale Court, N17 · Cromer Road, N17 · Cromer Terrace, E8 · Cunningham Road, N15 · Dawlish Road, N17 · Denmark Street, N17 · Devon Close, N17 · Dowsett Road, N17 · Durban Road, N17 · Earlsmead Road, N15 · Eleanor Close, N15 · Elizabeth Clyde Close, N15 · Elizabeth Place, N15 · Elsden Mews, E2 · Elsden Road, N17 · Erskine Crescent, N17 · Factory Lane, N17 · Fairbanks Road, N17 · Farningham Road, N17 · Felixstowe Road, N17 · Ferry Lane, N15 · Ferry Lane, N17 · Forest Gardens, N17 · Forest Road, N17 · Forster Road, N17 · Fountayne Road, N15 · Foyle Road, N17 · Gascoigne Close, N17 · Gillham Terrace, N17 · Glendish Road, N17 · Grange Road, N17 · Grasmere Road, N17 · Hale Gardens, N17 · Hale Road, N17 · Hamilton Close, N17 · Hampden Lane, N17 · Hampden Road, N17 · Hanbury Road, N17 · Handsworth Road, N15 · Hanover Road, N15 · Hartham Road, N17 · Havelock Road, N17 · Headcorn Road, N17 · Herbert Road, N15 · High Cross Road, N17 · High Road, N15 · High Road, N17 · Holcombe Road, N17 · Hollington Road, N17 · Imperail Works, N15 · Imperial Works, N15 · Ingleton Road, N18 · James Place, N17 · Jansons Road, N15 · Jarrow Road, N15 · Kemble Road, N17 · Kenmare Drive, N17 · Kessock Close, N17 · Kimberley Road, N17 · King Street, N17 · Kings Road, N17 · Ladysmith Road, N17 · Lake Business Centre, N17 · Lancaster Close, N17 · Langhedge Lane Industrial Estate, N18 · Lansdowne Road, N17 · Lawrence Road, N15 · Lebus Street, N17 · Lee Valley Techno Park, N17 · Lee Valley Technopark, N17 · Leeside Trading Estate, N17 · Lockwood Ind Park, N17 · Loobert Road, N15 · Love Lane, N17 · Mafeking Road, N17 · Mansfield Avenue, N15 · Maple Place, N17 · Markfield Recreation Ground, N15 · Markfield Road, N15 · Middleham Road, N17 · Middleham Road, N18 · Mill Mead Road, N17 · Millmead Business Centre Millmead Road, N17 · Millmead Road, N17 · Mitchley Road, N17 · Montague Road, N15 · Monument Way, N15 · Monument Way, N17 · Moorefield Road, N17 · Moorfield Road, N17 · Moselle Street, N17 · Mowlem Trading Estate, N17 · Newlyn Road, N17 · Nicholson Court, N17 · Norman Road, N15 · Nursery Street, N17 · Nutfield Close, N18 · Orchard Place, N17 · Page Green Road, N15 · Page Green Terrace, N15 · Park Lane Close, N17 · Park Lane, N17 · Park View Road, N17 · Parkhurst Road, N17 · Paxton Road, N17 · Peacock Industrial Estate, N17 · Pelham Road, N15 · Pembroke Road, N15 · Pembury Drive, N17 · Pembury Road, N17 · Philip Lane, N15 · Philip Lane, N17 · Portland Road, N15 · Poynton Road, N17 · Pretoria Road, N17 · Pymmes Close, N17 · Railway Arch, N17 · Rainbow Works, N15 · Rangemoor Road, N15 · Raycroft Close, E14 · Reed Road, N17 · Reform Row, N17 · Roebuck Close, N17 · Rosebay Drive, N17 · Rosebery Avenue, N17 · Rosebery Ind Park, N17 · Rox House, N17 · Runcorn Close, N17 · Ruskin Road, N17 · Saint Paul’s Road, N17 · Saltram Close, N15 · Scales Road, N17 · Scotland Green, N17 · Seymour Avenue, N17 · Shanklin Road, N15 · Sheringham Avenue, N17 · Sherringham Avenue, N17 · Siddons Road, N17 · Snells Park, N18 · Somerford Grove, N17 · Somerset Road, N17 · South Side, N15 · Spencer Road, N17 · Spondon Road, N15 · Springfield Road, N15 · St Mary’s Close, N17 · St Pauls Road, N17 · Stainby Road, N15 · Stamford Close, N15 · Stamford Road, N15 · Station Road, N17 · Stirling Road, N17 · Stoleleigh Court, N17 · Stonebridge Centre, N15 · Stoneleigh Road, N17 · Stowe Place, N15 · Summerhill Road, N15 · Sutherland Road, N17 · Talbot Close, N15 · Talbot Road, N15 · Tamar Way, N17 · Tariff Road, N17 · Taylor Close, N17 · Tenby Close, N15 · Tent City, W12 · Tent City, W3 · Tenterden Road, N17 · Thackeray Avenue, N17 · The Hale, N17 · The High Cross Centre, N15 · The Lindales, N17 · Thornley Close, N17 · Tilson Road, N17 · Tottenham Green East, N15 · Tottenham Hale Retail Park, N15 · Tottenham High Road, N17 · Town Hall Approach Road, N15 · Trulock Road, N17 · Tynemouth Road, N15 · Tynemouth Terrace, N15 · Ventnor Terrace, N15 · Vicarage Road, N17 · Victoria Road, N15 · Wakefield Road, N15 · Walton Road, N15 · Whitbread Close, N17 · White Hart Lane, N17 · Whitehall Street, N17 · William Street, N17 · Willoughby Lane Industrial Estate, N17 · Wingate Trading Estate, N17 · Winns Mews, N15 · Worcester Avenue, N17 · Wycombe Road, N17 · Yarmouth Crescent, N15 · Yarmouth Crescent, N17 ·
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