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Raycroft Close is a road in the E14 postcode area



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Post by L Leadbeater : Rosebank Grove, E17

I was born in 58 Rosebank Grove 1954, had a very happy 7 years there, I lived up stairs with mum,dad 2 brothers and a sister, my maiden name was Broadbridge. My nan lived downstairs her name was Cornell, my mum was also born in the house , we all moved from there to Billet Rd, I often think back to when we lived there fantastic times, my aunt and cousins lived in Borwick Avenue just across from us.can?t believe how it is now, wonder what the inside of the house looks like now.

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Post by Glenn Clark: Burghley Road, N8

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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Post by N Rogers: Coleraine Works, N17

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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Post by Sandy Tarrant: Monier Road, E3

My grandparents, James Isaac and Mary Ann Johnson ran a grocer’s shop at 122 Monier Road, Bow from the early 1900s to about 1935 or so.

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Post by Andreas Christou: Woodlands Park Road, N15

I need to know the year and month I have moved at 83 woodlands park road


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Post by Janet Creed (need Burke): Campbell Road, N4

My father was William Burke, 74 Campbell road n4 my mother was May wright of Campbell road, I was born on 13.02.1953, we stayed with my grandparents in Campbell Road, William and Maggie Wright.

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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.
Bruce Castle:   Bruce Castle (formerly the Lordship House) is a Grade I listed 16th-century manor house in Lordship Lane, Tottenham.
Bruce Castle Park:   
Bruce Grove:   Bruce Grove is a ward in Tottenham, enclosed by Lordship Recreation Ground, Lordship Lane, Philip Lane, and the High Road.
Bruce Grove Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Coleraine Works, N17:   Coleraine Works was the informal name given to a small industrial building on the corner of Poynton Road and Wycombe Road.
Crowland Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Down Lane Park:   
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.
Gladesmore Community School:   Community school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Haringey Tuition Centre:   Pupil referral unit which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 16.
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.
Markfield Park:   
Page Green Common:   Page Green Common is a much reduced area of common land.
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 Ignatius RC Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Paul’s and All Hallows CofE Infant School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
The Mulberry Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
The Paddock Community Nature Park:   
Tottenham Green:   
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
Angelica Court, N17 · Antill Road, N15 · Argyle Road, N17 · Armadale Close, N17 · Arnold Road, N15 · Arnold Road, N17 · Ashby Road, N15 · Ashley Road, N17 · Ashmount Road, N15 · Baronet Grove, N17 · Baronet Road, N17 · Beaconsfield Road, N15 · Beaufoy Road, N17 · Bedford Road, N15 · Bernard Road, N15 · Bill Nicholson Way, N17 · Birkbeck Road, N17 · Birstall Road, N15 · Blenheim Rise, N15 · Bream Close, N17 · Brereton Road, N17 · Broad Lane, N15 · Broadwater Road, N17 · Bromley Road, N17 · Bruce Castle Road, N17 · Bruce Grove, N17 · Buller Road, N17 · Burdock Road, N17 · Burlington Road, N17 · Cadoxton Avenue, N15 · Campbell Road, N17 · Carbuncle Passage, N17 · Carew Road, N17 · Cedar Road, N17 · Cemetery Road, N17 · Champa Close, N17 · Chesnut Grove, N17 · Chesnut Road, N17 · Church Lane, N17 · Church Road, N17 · Clacton Road, N17 · Clifton Gardens, N15 · Clyde Circus, N15 · Clyde Road, N15 · Colless Road, N15 · Collingwood Road, N15 · Colsterworth Road, N15 · Constable Crescent, N15 · Constable Cresent, N15 · Copperfield Drive, N15 · Craven Park Road, N15 · Cromberdale Court, N17 · Cromer Road, N17 · Cromer Terrace, E8 · Crowland Road, N15 · Cunningham Road, N15 · Daneland Walk, N17 · Dawlish Road, N17 · Devon Close, N17 · Dowsett Road, N17 · Earlsmead Road, N15 · Edmansons Close, N17 · Eleanor Close, N15 · Elizabeth Clyde Close, N15 · Elizabeth Place, N15 · Elm Park Avenue, N15 · Elmhurst Road, N17 · Elsden Mews, E2 · Elsden Road, N17 · Enterprise Row, N15 · Ermine Road, N15 · Erskine Crescent, N17 · Eve Road, N17 · Factory Lane, N17 · Fairbanks Road, N17 · Fairview Road, N15 · Felixstowe Road, N17 · Ferndale Road, N15 · Ferry Lane, N17 · Flowerpot Close, N15 · Forest Gardens, N17 · Forest Road, N17 · Forster Road, N17 · Fountayne Road, N15 · Frinton Road, N15 · Gascoigne Close, N17 · Gladesmore Road, N15 · Glendish Road, N17 · Gretton Road, N17 · Greyhound Road, N17 · Grove Park Road, N15 · Grovelands Road, N15 · Hale Gardens, N17 · Hale Road, N17 · Hale Wharf, 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 · 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 · Lancaster Close, N17 · Lawrence Road, N15 · Leabank View, N15 · Lealand Road, N15 · Lebus Street, N17 · Leeside Trading Estate, N17 · Lemsford Close, N15 · Linley Road, N17 · Lockmead Road, N15 · Lockwood Ind Park, N17 · Loobert Road, N15 · Mafeking Road, N17 · Mansfield Avenue, N15 · Maple Close, N15 · Maple Close, N16 · Markfield Recreation Ground, N15 · Markfield Road, N15 · 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 · Norfolk Avenue, N15 · Norman Road, N15 · Nursery Street, N17 · Orchard Place, N17 · Page Green Road, N15 · Page Green Terrace, N15 · Park Lane Close, N17 · Park View Road, N17 · Parkhurst Road, N17 · Paxton Road, N17 · Pelham Road, N15 · Pembroke Road, N15 · Pembury Drive, N17 · Pembury Road, N17 · Philip Lane, N15 · Philip Lane, N17 · Portland Place, N15 · Portland Road, N15 · Poynton Road, N17 · Prospect Place, N17 · Pymmes Close, N17 · Radley Road, N17 · Railway Arch, N17 · Rainbow Works, N15 · Ranelagh Road, N17 · Rangemoor Road, N15 · Raycroft Close, E14 · Reed Road, N17 · Reedham Close, N17 · Reform Row, N17 · Riverside Road, N15 · Rosebay Drive, N17 · Rosebery Avenue, N17 · Rosebery Ind Park, N17 · Rostrevor Avenue, N15 · Rox House, N17 · Runcorn Close, N17 · Ruskin Road, N17 · Saltram Close, N15 · Scales Road, N17 · Scotland Green, N17 · Selkirk Court, N17 · Seymour Avenue, N17 · Shanklin Road, N15 · Sherboro Road, N15 · Sheringham Avenue, N17 · Sherringham Avenue, N17 · Siddons Road, N17 · Somerset Road, N17 · South Side, N15 · Spencer Road, N17 · Sperling Road, N17 · Spondon Road, N15 · Springfield Road, N15 · St Loys Road, N17 · St Mary’s Close, N17 · Stainby Road, N15 · Stamford Close, N15 · Stamford Road, N15 · Station Road, N17 · Steele Road, N17 · Stirling Road, N17 · Stoleleigh Court, N17 · Stonebridge Centre, N15 · Stonebridge Ridge, N15 · Stonebridge Road, N15 · Stoneleigh Road, N17 · Stowe Place, N15 · Suffield Road, N15 · Summerhill Road, N15 · Sutherland Road, N17 · Talbot Close, N15 · Talbot Road, N15 · Tamar Way, N17 · Tenby Close, N15 · Tent City, W12 · Tent City, W3 · Tenterden Road, N17 · Thackeray Avenue, N17 · The Hale, N17 · The High Cross Centre, N15 · Tilson Road, N17 · Timberwharf Road, N15 · Tottenham Green East, N15 · Tottenham Hale Retail Park, N15 · Tottenham High Road, N17 · Town Hall Approach Road, N15 · Townsend Road, N15 · Tynemouth Road, N15 · Tynemouth Terrace, N15 · Ventnor Terrace, N15 · Vicarage Road, N17 · Victoria Road, N15 · Wakefield Road, N15 · Walton Road, N15 · Wargrave Avenue, N15 · Wellington Avenue, N15 · Westerfield Road, N15 · Whitbread Close, N17 · White Hart Lane, N17 · Whitehall Street, N17 · Whitley Road, N17 · Willoughby Lane Industrial Estate, N17 · Winchelsea Road, N17 · Winns Mews, N15 · Woodside Gardens, N17 · Worcester Avenue, N17 · Wycombe Road, N17 · Yarmouth Crescent, N15 · Yarmouth Crescent, N17 ·
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