Southall, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Growing Up In Southall

I grew up in Southall in the 1940s and 50s. We lived in Gordon Road in a terraced house that backed onto The Tube. We had an outside toilet, no bathroom and, until I was about ...Read full memory

A memory of Southall by John Lennon

Growing Up In Lea Road Southall

I lived in Lea Road, Southall. My father Alfred was a lorry driver for Sanders & Son, also known as The Tube, half way down Gordon Road. My mum Betty worked as a ...Read full memory

A memory of Southall by Jim Seaney

My Childhood In Southall

My parents were born in India. My grandfather settled in Africa and had a good job. When my father got married he stayed Africa where all my brothers and sisters were born. My ...Read full memory

A memory of Southall by Amy Bhambra

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