Muswell Hill Local History Books
FamLoc displays details of Muswell Hill history books and provides the facility for buying them online
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The Northern Heights of London, by William Howitt
This book was first published in 1869, covers Hampstead, Highgate, Islington, Muswell Hill and Hornsey.
For this FamLoc Edition there have been some inevitable changes to format, especially regarding the quotations, although the prose has been faithfully retained, other than changes to one or two typographical errors, and where clarity is required.
It is over 500 pages, packed with information on the geography, people and events, and also includes 40 line drawings from photographs. This book is a valuable resource for local historians and family historians, as well as those who just want to know more about the place in which they live.
Please note this is a properly re-published edition, not a mere facsimile.
History, Topography and Antiquities of Highgate, by John H. Lloyd
This book, by John H. Lloyd was first published in 1888. It covers Highgate and also has notes on Crouch End, Muswell Hill and Hornsey.
This FamLoc edition is a faithful republication, retaining the original prose, other than correcting a handful of typos. The format has been changed, especially the quotations, which have been indented as with modern usage.
We at FamLoc think this is an excellent book, giving many, many hours of enjoyment for those interested in local history or family history – and for those who are lucky enough to live in Highgate and want to know more about the area.
More Muswell Hill History Books and Maps
We include a variety of Muswell Hill History Books in our panel (above).
We also include the excellent Godfrey maps of Muswell Hill, which show the streets, houses, public houses, etc., and have the bonus of having a Business Directory of the area on the reverse.