Tilbury, Essex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Chattin And Hortin

I remember being a regular visitor to this shop in the 1940's and 50's with my grandmother buying material, ribbons and clothes. Like all the other children I was fascinated by the pneumatic tube system for conveying ...Read full memory

A memory of Brierley Hill

Chattin And Horton

I remember Chattins. They had a machine powered by AIR to take the money to the office and then return the change and receipts to the customer, it went up the wall and across the ceiling and then disappeared into the ...Read full memory

Harts Hill, Brierley Hill, West Midlands

Before Gordon Crescent and Terrace Street estate was built my Great Grandfather owned a cottage at the end of Terrace Street. It was called Harts Hill Cottage and was quite substantial and was double ...Read full memory

A memory of Brierley Hill