Enfield, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Suits And Films

Burtons the Tailors. I remember going there to buy a suit but found nothing I liked. I then went to a tailors nearby and had my first made-to-measure suit made, barrelbacked and knuckle length in a sober grey Glen Check with a ...Read full memory

A memory of Enfield by Paul Hensman

Canada Bound

While working in the Lake District as an hotel assistant manager I reached such a point of frustration that I up and quit my job and applied to emigrate to Canada. Five minutes later, after hearing of my decision, the head ...Read full memory

A memory of Enfield by Dylan Rivis

Local Shops Even In The 1990's

I moved to Enfield in 1990, and lived just oppostie the Hop poles in Baker Street. Lancaster Road had a wide variety of shops even then. Three Greengrocers and a Butchers to start with, as well as several bakers. ...Read full memory

A memory of Enfield by Paul Dart