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.

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


I am researching for a book and need any information on Haywards of Enfield. Who were glaziers and manufacturer of iron goods. Of particular interest are the years between 1934-36. Any information no matter how small e.g where their factory was sited, would be a great help. Thank you John

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Enfield by Alan Pike