Bexleyheath, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

By Gone Times

I was born in London in 1933 and later, when the Ideal Homes Estates were constructed, my parents with me, moved to Howard avenue at Bexley. Danson Park was the place to go to. Everything happened there. Firework displays viewed from the North Bank each year and, I can remember a kids fancy dress competition in which I ...Read full memory

A memory of Bexleyheath by jbba20508

Bexley Technical High School For Girls 1963 1969

Grey school uniforms,grey berets,dreaded hockey in freezing cold school field,MIss Fuller headmistress...firm but fair, Mrs Taylor 4com and 5com form mistress lovely lady,miss Odell strange geography teacher! School friends Ann porter Evelyn and Barbara grainger adrienne Ferguson Chrissie ...Read full memory

My Bexleyheath In The 40 60s And How I Ended Up In Oz

Life began on 29th January 1944 in Bexleyheath. We lived in a small conjoined house at number 12 Rowan Road. Born to parents Leonard George and Dorothy Beresford just before the end of WW11. Bombs were still reigning on London and surrounds so I was sent to my godmothers place in ...Read full memory