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Acton, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Acton and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Photo Books on Acton

Browse 72 photo books on Acton and the surrounding area.

Grasmere Avenue

I have always been proud to be called an old Actonian and lived there through the forties, fifties and early sixties, returning regularly to visit my mother until she sadly passed some years ago. I went to John Perryn Infant & Junior School and very happy times they were. My church was St Dunstan's at East Acton where I ...Read full memory

A memory of Acton by Maureen Keating

Acton The Good Old Days

We moved down to Acton from Stafford in the midlands in 1949 when I was 4 years old. We were given a flat in The Vale, my first school was East Acton infants up East Acton lane, a cracking little school. I was very happy there until they moved me to East Acton House close to Bromyard Avenue. Oh happy days there, the ...Read full memory

A memory of Acton by Roger Brown

My Younger Memories

My father was a train driver and I was born in Railway Cottages Goodhall Street Willesden Junction 1945 which came under Acton and lived there until I got married in 1966. I went to Acton Wells school from infants until I was 11 unfortunately I had a head injury when I was 10 from falling off a dustcart which I was having a ...Read full memory

A memory of Acton