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Woolwich, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Did You Work At The Co Op Or Woolwich Market

Hi all, I'm doing an oral history project about local industries. I would really like to get in touch with people who worked in Woolwich Market or ...Read full memory

A memory of Woolwich by Laura Mitchison

Working In Woolwich

After leaving school my first job was in Cuffs department store on the counter selling scarves and gloves. I was a very shy girl but a lovely lady named Tessa took me under her ...Read full memory

A memory of Woolwich by Jean Manwaring


I used to love the ferry, it was like going on holiday. My mum had a brother in hospital somewhere near Woolwich. It was always Sunday and it always seemed to be sunny. I used to love going ...Read full memory

A memory of Woolwich by Pamela Mather