Bourne End, Buckinghamshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Upper Bourne End

My brothers and I returned to Bourne End at the end of the war. We had been evacuated to Nottingham. We lived in a small house called "The Nest". It was the last house on the road. Lunnon's Farm backed on to all the houses and a cherry tree was just outside our back garden. On a Sunday we used to go to get Stones ...Read full memory

My Mum

My mum worked at Jacksons mill in Furlong Road where she met my dad and they got married in 1955, I would be enternally grateful if any one out there has any pictures of the mill as I would love to know what it looked like back then.

Jackson's Mill

I grew up in Bourne End and went to the Primary School from 1954 to 1960. My father, Dennis Sharley, was the catering manager at the Mill. I vividly remember collecting newspaper to be weighed and sold for a few shillings. Also fond memories of the annual works outing to Brighton. Brightly coloured Bedford Doplo coaches ...Read full memory