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 Open Air Pool 1960's

My dad met my mum at the Open Air Pool in the 1930s - so they had a lot to answer for in my family! During the late 1960s I went to Kingsmead School (next door to the pool) and during spring/summer games ...Read full memory

A memory of Enfield by Robert Pratt

Steam Trains

When I was about ten years old or so I remember going to Liverpool St. station lots of times on the steam train with my dad. We would leave Enfield town about 4 a.m. to do the buying at Spitalfields and Covent Garden markets for ...Read full memory

Re Hilly Fields, Enfield C1950

I also have good memories of "dag jumping" and catching tadpoles in the brook at Hilly Fields and Fourteen Arches. The wonderful smell of of the grass as we played "roly poly" down the hills and over the bumps. ...Read full memory