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Bruce Castle Museum & Archive Service

London Borough of Haringey

The Haringey Archives include:
Official records of Haringey Council and its predecessor authorities (Tottenham, Wood Green and Hornsey) Parish records (except Parish Registers). Rate books. Admission Registers and Log Books for many local schools. Records of local organisations, businesses and societies. Census returns for Tottenham, Wood Green and Hornsey (on microfilm) Special collections of material relating to Alexandra Palace and the Prince of Wales Hospital.
The Local History Collection includes:
Books printed on the history of the area. Pamphlets and periodicals produced by local organisations covering the Haringey area. An extensive run of local street directories. Electoral registers dating from 1890 onwards. Local Newspapers. Ordnance Survey and other old maps of the area. Photographs, postcards and prints illustrating Haringey's past. We are happy to help anybody who is interested in the Borough's past history and continuing development. Access to the Archive Search Room is by appointment only and is open to the general public, free of charge. You do not need a reader's ticket. An adult must accompany a child under the age of 14 when visiting the search room to carry out a school project.


Lordship Lane, London, N17 8NU

Main contact

Telephone number

020 8808 8772

Opening hours

Bruce Castle Museum Open Wednesday to Sundays 1.00 - 5.00. Archives Service at the Museum is open from 13.00 - 16.45 Wed.-Sat. and Fridays 09.15 - 12 noon and 13.00 - 16.45


If you would like to use the Archive Service's resources, please call the Local History Officer on 020 8808 8772 to make an appointment to visit the Search Room.



Last revision

13 July 20014

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