Seven Kings, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Downhall School

I arrived at the Infants School aged 6, fresh from a tiny village school in rural Somerset. My abiding memory was of the outside communal toilets with a trough at the base of a wall which used to back on to the pavement of ...Read full memory

A memory of Seven Kings by Ian Wilman

Downshall School 1950 1960

I attended Downshall Infants, Junior and Seniors; not the happiest of days for me. I remember being treated quite badly by Mrs Mansell in junior school who really had it in for me because my mother was a bit of a ...Read full memory

A memory of Seven Kings

Downshall School

I used to live in Chester Road, and it seemed miles to walk to school. I attended the infants, primary and secondary schools of Downshall, before moving to St. Albans in the 60s. I remember the baker shop in Meads Lane ...Read full memory

A memory of Seven Kings