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.

School Days.

I remember like it was yesterday, I went to Highlands school from1961/ 1968, my name is Paul Cahn, my best friend was Jeff Lobel, we are still best mates today, some 50 odd years later.

A memory of Ilford by paulshazza

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 my bike I noticed the glow in the sky and knew it was somewhere near where we were living at the ...Read full memory

A memory of Ilford

Dancing

I remember Ilord townhall we used to go dancing (ballroom) every saturday night that is when we had live bands.I lived in hainault does any body remember going dancing at ilford townhall.I now live in herfordshire.arnold.

A memory of Ilford by arnie.ej