Barking, Suffolk
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Colin Cecil Avenue

I was born in Upney Hospital in 1943 and lived in Cecil Avenue, opposite the old off license. I went to Ripple School. We eventually moved to Westminster Gardens just around the corner to Bobby Moore (name dropping) where we used to kick a ball about in Greatfields Park. I have good memories of Barking but haven't been back ...Read full memory

A memory of Barking by col-ann

Barking And Dagenham

I used to live in the Barking/Dagenham area from 1945-1973.I was born at Barking hospital,sometimes known as Upney in 1945.I lived on the corner of Rugby Road and Bromhall Road,my mum and dad moved there from Bromley by Bow when they got married in 1930. I remember a few names that lived nearby,the Murtons lived next door ...Read full memory

A memory of Barking by ronnieibi