Barnes, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Barnes How It Used To Be

I was 3 when we moved to barnes, I remember distinctly as if it were yesterday going down to the High Street with my mum when I was about 6 or 7 especially going to the 2 toy shops that used to be there, one was called the Spinning Wheel on the left hand side of the high street and the other my mum used to call the GI ...Read full memory

A memory of Barnes by geoffreydunsby1

Where My Mother And I Lived After I Was Born.

In 1950 my mother ,Jean cairns, traveled to England to have her first baby, me. She was unmarried at that time. It wasn't until 2011 that I found where 4 grasmere court was. This was the maisonette that we lived in after my birth in kingston hill hospital. We lived there ,as far as I know, until the ...Read full memory

A memory of Barnes by Michael Cairns

Convent Of The Sacred Heart Barnes

So sorry to read Renukadelima's comment about her sister, Geeta, who went to the Sacred Heart in Barnes in 1959. I was also there and my name is Suzanne DUPREZ and I do remember Geeta, as she was in the same class as me at the convent. I was sorry to hear that Geeta was killed in a car accident. I lived in ...Read full memory

A memory of Barnes by calmwaters28