Ilford, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Sally Lunn Resturant, Cranbrook Road.

I worked Saturdays and the school holidays at Sally Lunns.That was from 1960 to 1964. Thet use to sell a Vienna steak which I helped to make, their crinkly chips were fantastic. They used to be part cooked ...Read full memory

A memory of Ilford

Harrison Gibson Fire

I remember the H-G fire well. I was sixteen at the time and was on my way home from evening classes at the South West Essex Tech, as it was called in those days, in Longbridge Road Barking. As soon as I left the college on ...Read full memory

A memory of Ilford

Ilford C & A Store

I remember working on the C & A store in appoximately 1964 I think, from start to finish, all the electrical work, it brings back many happy memories for me. Is it still standing? It was said a cinema stood there prior to C & A ...Read full memory

A memory of Ilford