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Aveley, Essex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Aveley An Age Away.

I lived in Aveley Villiage from when I was born in 1957 until we moved to the Kennington Estate about 1971.   We had a funny house in Church View which seemed to be back to front compared to some of my friends houses.   Our end of Church View was a Cul de Sac with a circular turning area in the road where ...Read full memory

A memory of Aveley by Ann Mc Carthy

Bretts Farm Romford Rd Aveley

I arrived in Aveley in 1957/58 I was herdsman at Bretts Farm, Romford Road and worked for David Watt. Once a year we would take the young cattle through Belhus Park then along Daglen Drive, up Stifford Road to Ford Place, then on to Davey Down's farm for the summer months. We would then bring them back in the ...Read full memory

A memory of Aveley by Alan Tarrant

Bringing Back Memories

I was born in Central Avenue, opposite Lil and Derek Ward. Born in 1962. The good old days is what I call it, as they were. My Dad worked at the Thames Board mill factory, and my mum worked as a cleaning in Love Lane school then went to clean the Juniors school down by the village. My brother worked on knights farm. My ...Read full memory

A memory of Aveley