North Weald Bassett, Essex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Alf & Flo Mortimer North Weald

My grandparents and later my uncle had a pub in North Weald...I think they moved there after the war.. Alf & Flo Mortimer. and later their son Alf Mortimer..I seem to think it was the King's Head but I could be mistaken....I remember it had an orchard at the back of it.. My mum, Iris Garofalo, was also a WAAF stationed at North Weald during the war...including when it was hit by the Luftwaffe.

Family Lived In Tylors Green Between 1939 Untill 1970s

My family moved from Moreton to North Weald in 1939, I was 9 year old at the time. My father was called Thomas Yeldham and became the local cobbler, my mother was called Maud. While still at school I had a Saturday job at Churches Butchers, then when i left school at 14 I went ...Read full memory

Charrington's Pub The Kings Head

My father-in-law was a landlord of a large pub in Paddington, The Artesian, a pub then owned by Charrington who were a large London brewer. In 1957 they published a book titled A Brewers Progress 1757-1957 which was given to members of staff and those connected to the brewery trade.As I have inherited ...Read full memory