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 In The 60s

I can remember walking through Enfield Town as a young boy The Town then had shops like Ketts The electrical shop that sold Radios, Portable Reel to Reel taperecorders, Radiograms, and Record players , then left of that was The Copshop, Right of that was Woolworths,That sold nearly anything , but on the front of the ...Read full memory

A memory of Enfield by lyric_21

Enfield, The Civic Centre 1967

I started work in the plant room as one of the engineers in the centre in 1967 with the rest of the staff and the direction of Ken Farraway,Chief Engineer and Bob Finch, assistant Chief Engnineer. After a time Bob Finch left the civic and the council ofered me the position of assistant Chief Engineer, I ...Read full memory

A memory of Enfield by Ron Arrowsmith

Hilly Fields

We lived at the bottom of Lavender Hill and went to St Michael's School. Hilly Fields, Whitewebbs, Stapleton's farm, Tinky Tops, Flash Lane; they were all our stamping ground. My brother Bob also used to run along the tops of the 14 arches. We were forbidden to go there but of course we did! I thought that my sisters and I were ...Read full memory

A memory of Enfield by Christine Tyler