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

Elm Park

Interesting to see Windermere Avenue mentioned. I lived at #57 Windermere from 1941 until I married in 1957. When we moved in and throughout the war, our house was 4th from the end of the avenue - the others were built after the war. Our house backed on to green fields with the Hornchurch Aerodrome beyond. Can remember watching ...Read full memory

A memory of Elm Park by eewatts

Relocation To Elm Park

It's very early 1947. My father has accepted a position as Mechanical Engineer with JRichard Costain. We purchased a new Costain home at number 90 Windermere Ave, Elm Park. It was a bitterly cold late winter period. Water in the systern in the attic froze, as did the pipes in the bathroom, we had no water for days, ...Read full memory

A memory of Elm Park by Denman Lalonde

Growing Up Childhood Memories

I was born in Elm Park Avenue in 1937 and have memories of the Second World War and after. I can remember during the war, especially during the Blitz, bedding down with my mother under the stairs in a steel wire cage, and on hearing the Air Raid siren having to go to the shelter at the bottom of the garden. ...Read full memory

A memory of Elm Park by David Kirby