Old Maps of Barnehurst

Historic Maps of Barnehurst and the local area.

I went to Crayford County Modern Secondary school in Iron Mill Lane 1945 1950. Now demolished I see! Each week in summer our class walked from Iron Mill Lane to Martens Grove via Old Road, walking thro' the woodland of the Grove. I remember my first dive off the high board seen in the (...Read full memory)

My grandparents lived on the top of the hill near to the pylon. Granddad was away fighting the war with the Royal Navy, and my Gran and mum, Valerie, toughed out the war here (Coniston Road). The air raid shelter later turned into an ornamental pond. There were antiaircraft guns at the end of their garden, on the banks; (...Read full memory)