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

Bexleyheath Circa 1950''S

I lived in Faygate Crescent, Bexleyheath.  Schools I remember are Upton Rd, Gravel Hill and Bexleyheath Secondary Modern. I have fond memories of the girls school across the playing fields from Graham Rd (can't remember it's name) but I think it was divided by a chain mail fence and a footpath with locked ...Read full memory

A memory of Bexleyheath by Alan Ford

Daborns

I lived in Stanhope Road from 1950 until I got married in 1966. I remember Daborns and going in there to spend my pocket money on sweets or something that caught my eye, Mr and Mrs Daborn - such a lovely couple. I went to Uplands Schools in Church Road, and the Girls school just round the corner with my best friend Tricia who ...Read full memory

A memory of Bexleyheath by Sue Kruse

Romance On Broadway

I met my wife Lorna on Broadway while she was shopping there with a couple of friends in January 1950. Seeing the picture of Broadway brought back many memories. Our first date we went to the cinema near the Clock Tower and saw 'The Captain and Mrs Muir'. We were married in Dartford in December 1953 and sailed for ...Read full memory

A memory of Bexleyheath by Ramon Lane