1,345 more photos of Norfolk & Cumbria in June 2017 Release

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.

Hilly Fields 1955

My former surname was Lovelock, I attended Chace Girls' School in Rosemary Avenue and I used to go through Hilly Fields on my way home from school to Crews Hill where I lived. Yes, I too remember the talent competiton held in the bandstand especially as I had a friend who was in the choir with me at St. John's Church, Clay ...Read full memory

A memory of Enfield by Anne Beer

Lancaster Road.

Henry Waits the butchers, small shops that sold sweets from a jar and fireworks. Penny for the guy, small children waiting at bus stops with the 128, 231 and 144B to try and pry a penny towards fireworks. Girlfriend (Rose Gritty) down Drake Street. Rag and Bone merchant towards 'The Hop Poles' pub. Doing the weekly shopping on ...Read full memory

A memory of Enfield by Roger Davis

Family Picnics

White Webbs was a place that all my family including aunts, uncles and cousins went to for picnics and a game of cricket. The women would play against the men and all us children would hope they would let us have a go at batting as we didn't like fielding. One of the things that all us children would do is catch tiddlers in ...Read full memory

A memory of Enfield