Hounslow, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Jennys Cafe

does anyone remeber jennys cafe ? It was in Martindale Road, opposite the infant and junior schools. There were a row of about 6 cottages in a terrace and jennys was on the end. There was also a hardwear shop and a drapery shop which was called Margarets, and the a sweet shop at the other end.My parents Jim and Jenny Clements owned ...Read full memory

A memory of Hounslow by j.daysh

Inwood Park

Who remembers Inwood Park paddling pool and boating lake? The lake was more of a circular water course around a central island but you could use the little paddle boats - operated by handles that turned the paddles, if I remember rightly. The pool had a toddler and baby end but the section for older children was barely 12 or ...Read full memory

A memory of Hounslow by Susan Coleman

Welsh Society

In the late 1940's- late 1950's, the Hounslow Welsh Society used to meet in a hall on the left hand side as you entered the grounds of the Hospital. I have very happy memories of the evenings spent there, we had a choir, & an amateur dramatic group (my Father Abe Richards was the producer of many of the productions). We lived ...Read full memory

A memory of Hounslow by Peggy Roberts