Historic Maps of Battersea and environs, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey and by renowned Victorian cartographer Samuel Lewis.
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Me and my brother Ken lived at number 36 Mendip Road and went to Eltringham Street School. We would love to hear from anybody who lived in the street and Mendip Crescent. We still live in Battersea and Wandsworth and would especially like to hear from Jimmy Maloney, John Stannard and David Rees. Anybody (...Read full memory)
I was born in Balham General in 1940 to my parents who lived on Shirly Grove, just off Lavender Hill. I made many trips to the "Granada" in my time. I was just leaving the Granada with my parents one evening about 1943/4 when a "Buzz Bomb" went off just behind some shops near that cinema. We later moved to a new (...Read full memory)