Bexley, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

St Mary's Church

We lived in the village from 1954-1964 before moving to Bournemouth. St Mary's Church was a centre of our social life...I went to St Mary's School in Bourne Road - now gone- also Sunday School. Later after the Evening Service we would go to the Institute opposite to Sunday night at 8. Bank Holiday Mondays the boys would organise ...Read full memory

A memory of Bexley by margaretemullett

Happy Childhood

My family moved to Old Bexley in 1959, continuing to live there untill 1985. This could very easily be mum with us 3 girls in this photo, on the left. I'm very sure many people will know my family, as mum had very red hair so stood out in a crowd. As kids we would play around the old mill with our fishing nets. As ...Read full memory

A memory of Bexley by Helen Rance

Bourne Road Bexley

The building with pointed roof, left of centre of the pic is Bexley Library. On the right I remember the first building as a stationery shop and further into the photo on the right would be the Post Office. On the left, just out of pic, was as newsagent called 'Rivers'. This later became Martins and currently 'Golden News.' ...Read full memory

A memory of Bexley by Darryl Ransom