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.

Steam Trains

If I was out with my mother in the town as a small boy in the 1950s, I would pester to go to the station to see the steam trains through the railings. The journey home would take us up Windmill Hill past Enfield Chase station, but you couldn't get as near the engines there.

A memory of Enfield by Martin Iddon

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

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