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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 74 photo books on Ham and the surrounding area.

My Life Ham

I lived in Ham Close prefabs, I moved to Ham from Richmond when I was 6yrs old and went to The Orchard School. I used to go through the hedge to watch polo - Prince Philip used to play there a lot then. The polo club was right next to the Orchard. Ham and Petersham was a great place to live - the pits and Ham pond - there used to ...Read full memory

A memory of Ham by Gillian Lloyd

Happy Childhood

my grandparents lived in Ham ,& before that Petersham .Many happy days were spent with them on Ham common playing rounders football etc ,the pond fishing for tadpoles, Richmond park the polo fields seeing Jimmy Edwards, having picnics my grandad was gardner at Ham House & my nan used to help at the church [flowers etc] st ...Read full memory

A memory of Ham by Ann Ward

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