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Hackbridge, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Elmwood School

I went to school at Elmwood 1949-51. I remember a beautiful girl there named Gillian English - I always wondered what became her. The Grange - the boating lake - and Beddington Park were my favourite haunts. Ron Shelley USA

A memory of Hackbridge by Rone Shelley

My Home

I lived in Hackbridge from 1942 to 1953 at the Hackbridge Drill Hall. I was a school girl when I went there and a married woman with a family when we left. My father died while in the ...Read full memory

Orchard Ave

I moved from Wandsworth to Orchard Ave in Hackbridge in about 1979/80 (my parents still live there). It was a bit strange for me moving from a high-rise flat to a house with a ...Read full memory

A memory of Hackbridge by Wayne Foster