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.

Enfield Town Station

A nice shot of Enfield Town Station, at the side of the station was the engine shed. I started work at for British Railways Enfield Town as an engine cleaner in 1953 and later became a fireman. We worked the steam trains from Enfield to Liverpool Street using type N7 0-6-2 Tank engines. Your photograph shows the station just the same as it was in 1953 and looking at it brings back memories.

A memory of Enfield by Alan Pike

Construction Of Civic Centre

I worked as a carpenter on the construction of the Civic Centre for Allen Fairhead &Sons whose H.Q. was in Enfield Town just down the road from Lyons Corner House opposite the gas company. I got married during this period and was working seven days a week as I needed the cash, I cleared seventeen pound a week! ...Read full memory

A memory of Enfield by Derek P Arker

St Andrew's Church.

My parents Phyllis Bramley of Falmer Road and William Davis of 1st Avenue Bush Hill Park were married in St. Andrew's Church in the 1930s and both I and my sisters were Christened in St. Andrew's Church in the late 30s and early 40s. My parents, once married, purchased a house in Hillside Crescent, close to Hilly Fields ...Read full memory

A memory of Enfield by Roger Davis