Southall, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Mill In Flames

As a small boy around 1945/1947 walking home from Wetherby Church School I remember one day watching from the bridge as the mill was engulfed in flames and burning down. I wonder if anyone can provide the exact date or has a ...Read full memory

A memory of Wetherby by John Dunn

Market Place Circa 1965

Reference Market Place photo c1965. Newsagent was Wards's paper shop and the chippy next door was known as the market place chippy, 6d for a bag of chips and scraps, yummy. A night at the Rodney Cinema, Barleyfields or Crypt Youth Club and a long walk home, the 6d was my bus fare. Happy days

A memory of Wetherby by Allan Seagrove

The School Bus Stop

I was 11 years old in 1965 and had moved to Wetherby in 1963. I walked around Bernards store several times. The shop across the side street from Bernards Store was a small Newsagent. The lampost in front of it was the pick ...Read full memory

A memory of Wetherby by Graeme Airey