Brentford, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

The Ride A Street Opposite Boston Manor Park

I've been reading fondly some of the Brentford memories. I first moved to Brentford in about 1953 approx, where I lived at 7 The Ride, which was one of the four Children's Homes. I remember Mr Goddard of Goddard's furniture store. I went to St Paul's School where Mr Potts was headmaster and Tom ...Read full memory

A memory of Brentford by Paul Langseth

Memories Of Brentford

All the activities and events mentioned in these memories, I have also been involved in. Going to St. Georges school, teachers being Mr Church and Mr Allen, being at school when the King died. Going to the Odeon at Northfields on Saturday morning, seeing Tarzan, Superman, Nyaka the jungle girl (I think that it the way ...Read full memory

A memory of Brentford by Barry Draper

Distillery Road Brentford

My grandparents lived at No.29 Distillery Road; their names were Thomas and Amy Passey but known as Tama and Cath. My dad, James (Jim), and his sister Lilian (Lily) lived there as well and I have fond memories of going there as a child. I too, have a picture of the Coronation party, my grandad dressed up as a ...Read full memory

A memory of Brentford by Martyn Passey