May 2017 - 2,935 Photos Released this Month

Barkingside, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Barkingside High Street, Essex

Just looking at this photo brings back so many memories of shopping with my mum and two brothers.Getting chips on the way back from shopping or an icecream in Rossi's was a great treat. I went to school at Fairlop Primary & Secondary School until we emigrated to Australia in April 1967. I've been back a ...Read full memory

Barkingside 1952 2007

I lived in Barkinside from 1952 until 1969. My parents were there until 2007 so I have seen so many changes. We originally lived in Clayhall, St Claire Close and my parents moved to Brandville Gardens in the 90s. Both my brother and I went to Fairlop and had a really sound eduaction there. I became a Civil Engineer ...Read full memory

My Grandparents Lived In 2 Tanyard Cottages

I used to visit my grandparents (Gran and Robert Pearce) in 2 Tanyard Cottages when I was a small boy between 1949/55. I can remember the cottage next door was owned by Mr and Mrs Lindsell and their family. I also remember that at the top of the road the trolley buses went past between Ilford ...Read full memory

A memory of Barkingside by Bob Newton