Old Maps of Barking

Historic Maps of Barking and the local area.

I remember Roding Avenue (No.33) with very fond memories. Those names you have mentioned are still floating about in my brain! I remember the Coronation celebration party well; I was dressed as a pilot. My mum and several other ladies sang on stage dressed as Zulu women - they sang "Dem Bones". I now live in (...Read full memory)

I notice many other contributors focus on the shops in the town centre and I will cover these in my next ramblings but start with my schools. I was born in March 1949 at Upney maternity hospital and my first school was Northbury. Teachers I remember were Mr.Rowe, cold fish he was, Mr Bowers I liked him. (...Read full memory)