Old Maps of Buckhurst Hill

Historic Maps of Buckhurst Hill and the local area.

My name is Julie Stephenson, I worked as a care worker in 1977, and Hilary and John ran the home. I worked with Barry and eight children still lived there, Ricky, Sharon, Annie Mcnally, Brian, Carolyne, Jackie, John and Paul. I worked until the closure as the borough sold off (...Read full memory)

I note that several Memory Writers have mentioned Knighton Woods and Lord's Bushes in their stories. I too remember these great places to play. We'd pretend we were soldiers defending an imaginary stronghold. We'd hurl pretend grenades and mills bombs at the 'enemy' from behind fallen tree roots and (...Read full memory)