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.

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


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

Highland School

Born wells gardens 1952 grew up in and around ilford until 1976 my friend Peter still lives on Balfour road. How times have change the buses ran on electricity, no supermarkets. Going to ilford shops with my mother to do the weekly ...Read full memory

A memory of Ilford by jtthunderbird54