Ham, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Photo Books on Ham

Browse 71 photo books on Ham and the surrounding area.

Happy Days In Ham : Long Hot Summers Scrumping, Cold Snowy Winters On Ham Pond

I had the best days of my life in Ham. I moved there from Tooting when i was 4 or 5. I first lived in Back Lane although i cant remember over which shop ? Then we moved to New Rd and i lived next door to the man who was the night guard at Ham House. He used to tell my lots of ...Read full memory

A memory of Ham by bijou1barney

Best Years Of My Life

Oh yes, the memories flood back. My mate Peter Leonard worked at Elsons. Mr Cox was the manager at the CO-OP with Mrs Budd (had a crush on her daughter Kathleen). Also THE BENCH which led to Jessops in BACK LANE. Don't forget the Pits and the concrete barges, apple island and the firing range. I remember them building ...Read full memory

A memory of Ham by Malcolm Hughes

A Ham Family

My mother and father lived in Evelyn Road - the cul-de-sac opposite the large white house in the distance - mother still there - lived in two of the houses for all her eighty years - married the boy next door (well.. at the top of the cul- de- sac!). I'm 53 and it is how I remember itn into the early 1960s - Elson the grocer on the ...Read full memory

A memory of Ham by John Clifford