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Buckhurst Hill, Essex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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


I wonder if you can help? I'm trying to discover more about my history and know that my great grandparents were once the owners of the royal hunting lodge - Langfords (I believe also known as Potelles) - which was in Buckhurst Hill. As I understand it, the only memory of this is Langfords Road, which sits on the land ...Read full memory

A memory of Buckhurst Hill by jacqui

Memories From My Childhood

I lived in Buckhurst Hill from when I was 6 until I was 16. We lived at 94 and then 108 Princes Road. My maiden name was Rasmussen, I am Susan, and had a sister Tina, two,years older than me and a brother Bob. Bob went to Princes Road School, but was often bullied as he had a bad heart complaint and couldn't ...Read full memory

W & C French Contractors

This is a Memory Without Evidence. In 1984 I visited my childhood home, "Ivy Cottage" no 58 Epping New Road, Buckhurst Hill, Essex. The cottage, in poor condition, was still being lived in. The contractors yard was also still being used, along with the workshops. However, the Company became French/ Kier and the ...Read full memory