Hackbridge, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Hackbridge and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Hackbridge School 1949 To 1954

I spent happy years at Hackbridge School 1949 to 1954. We had sports in the Grange Park I think. I lived at Mitcham Junction so it was a old penny bus fare or a walk, I seem to remember walking passed Watercress beds.

A memory of Hackbridge by booksprb

Elmwood School

I went to school at Elmwood 1949-51. I remember a beautiful girl there named Gillian English - I always wondered what became her. The Grange - the boating lake - and Beddington Park were my favourite haunts. Ron Shelley ronshelleyis@gmail.com USA

A memory of Hackbridge by Rone Shelley

39londonroad

I was born in Hackbridge in 1944. I lived there until 1953 when my grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins put me on a plane on May 2 to join my father who had emigrated to Canada the year before. My mother, who had lived in Hackbridge at 39 London Rd. before her marriage, with her parents, Frances and Nick McRae, had died of ...Read full memory

A memory of Hackbridge by Paul Strong