Purfleet, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Woodyats Green Grocer

Early memories of Aveley Village are going into Woodyats green grocer with my mum for fresh veg. Old Mr Woodyat always wore a brown shop coat and had his hearing aid unit in the ...Read full memory

A memory of Purfleet by Mark Sopher

Purfleet A Very Nice Community

We moved from the garrison to the village just after the floods, I was 12. We moved into Malakwa, next door to the post office run by Mr and Mrs Smith and their daughter ...Read full memory

A memory of Purfleet

Thames Board Mills

I worked at TBM from 1949 until 1991. I started as a laboratory assisstant and became asst chief chemist. I was very involved with building of No 11 machine and then after I became ...Read full memory

A memory of Purfleet by Roy Bradbrook

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