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.

Garetts

I was born in Woolwich in 1948. The things I remember of the shops in Powis St; David Greggs was where my mother would send me for ham off the bone, I also remember Biddles Fruit and Veg which ...Read full memory

A memory of Woolwich by Ian Connelly

Woolwich Town Centre

I remember very fondly Woolwich market & town centre in the 60's & 70's. Cuffs department store always seemed so imposing with polished wooden floors, we had to go there to get my ...Read full memory

Stewed Eels In Manzies Circa 1945

As a small lad, I loved stewed eels with mash & parsley sauce and occasionally mum would take me to Manzie's in Thomas Street, as it was her favourite too. But on ...Read full memory

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