Old Maps of Barking

Historic Maps of Barking and the local area.

Memories of Barking

Read and share your memories of Barking itself or of a particular photo of Barking.

My twin brother and I were born in 1936 in King Edward Road a stones throw from the old dance hall and the Westbury Arms Pub. We startwed our education at Westbury Infants and Junior School where the head master was a Mr Cox. We eventually moved to St Erkenwal (Music)d Road where we saw the destruction of (...Read full memory)

I was born in Upney Hospital in 1943 and lived in Cecil Avenue, opposite the old off license. I went to Ripple School. We eventually moved to Westminster Gardens just around the corner to Bobby Moore (name dropping) where we used to kick a ball about in Greatfields Park. I have good memories of Barking but haven't (...Read full memory)