1,345 more photos of Norfolk & Cumbria in June 2017 Release

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

Happy Summers In North Weald

My mother Pamela Joan Jackson moved to North Weald from Leytonstone during the war with her parents John Arthur Jackson and Rose Lucy Jackson and her sister Rose. They lived at 23 Bassett Gardens. My aunt Rose married Pat Barry, had a son, John, born in 1939 and lived at 39 High Road, North Weald. I ...Read full memory