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Friern Barnet Photo Archive

Swan & Pyramids, High Road North Finchley
The Friern Barnet Photo Archive
Swan & Pyramids, High Road North Finchley

Undated postcard, probably from 1930s
Picture added on 21 February 2013 at 14:05
My grandfatherThomas H Gray was the licinced victualler at the pub from what I believe from 1901 to 1924 or 1926. My father is the 3 year old child listed in the 1901 Census. He migrated to Australia in 1927 as an assisted imigrant and married in Lismore NSW
Added by Douglas Gray on 16 September 2019
The pub was used as a terminus for two bus routes in 1934. The photo shows anST nearest the pub and an LT. The ST was used on route 2 and the LT on route 26. Prior to 1934 route 26 was known as the 526. In 1934, with the formation of the London Transport there was a wide spread route renumbering
Added by Tony on 20 September 2019
My father spoke of stage coaches arriving at the Swan prior to WW1 blowing a bugle to announce their arrival.
Added by Douglas Gray on 24 September 2019
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