Latchingdon, Essex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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


I lived in Brook Bungalow between Latchingdon and Althorne during the war years and visited grandparents there into the 50's. I remember Barbie and Alec, the Mathams and the Plumbs (who ran the local garage) with such affection and would love to know if any of them are still around and remember us. Mrs Blackburn also lived ...Read full memory

Latchingdon Street

My parents bought the cottage furthest from the camera in the terrace on the left in 1957; at that time I recall Miss Ansell ran the tiny Post Office and County Library combined in the house nearest the camera with the single storey shopfront to its left. Next to that lived the Chinnery sisters, two ladies well ...Read full memory

A memory of Latchingdon