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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Acton, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Acton

Historic Maps of Acton and the local area.

Old map of Acton in 1896
Map of Acton in 1896
Old map of Acton in 1896
Old map of Acton in 1920
Map of Acton in 1920
Old map of Acton in 1920
Old map of Acton in 1945
Map of Acton in 1945
Old map of Acton in 1945
Old map of Acton in 1894

More maps coming!

We are busy preparing more old maps of Acton from other years.

I lived in Tudor Gardens West Acton, having been evacuated during the war. I attended West Acton infants school, then John Perrin Junior school followed by John Perrin Secondary ModernSenior School. I Started Senior School in 1952. It was "dreadful" The reason was being bullied nearly every day. I could not wait to leave. I remember many of the people that attended with me. To name a few:- Les Allum, Brian Ratcliffe, Keith ...see more

Added 20 November 2021
My name is Derek Price, and I was born in Central Middlesex Hospital and lived in Court Way, North Acton, until moving to Birkbeck Avenue when I was married in 1965. I attended West Acton Primary, Acton Wells Junior, John Perryn and finally Faraday school Bromyard Avenue until I left in December 1957. North Acton playing fields was our main playground together with the back alleys of the local houses as well as exploring the ...see more