West Ham, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

West Ham Buidings

I lived in West Ham Buildings near West Ham Station until the age of 15 in 1963. Great community and all the neighbours helped each other. I remember the Queen's Coronation and the street party. A lot of the women used to go ...Read full memory

A memory of West Ham by eileen.neilson

Boardmans

I lived right opposite the Theatre Royal in the 60s and remember going to see the panto Aladin with Salway Road school it was wonderful. I just loved wandering around Boardmans store in Angel Lane and going into the little bungalow ...Read full memory

A memory of West Ham by terrier708

Stratford Home For Unmarried Mothers

Does anyone remember a Church of England home for unmarried mothers? There appears to be no mention of one in history pages, and no record of the poor girls who left their babies there.

A memory of West Ham