Old Maps of Buckhurst Hill

Historic Maps of Buckhurst Hill and the local area.

My father Leon Lalonde was Mechanical Engineer for W&C French from 1928 to 1947. He was responsible for the repair and maintenance of all Mechanical Equipment and Heavy Machinery. The large yard was located between Fairlands Close and The Reindeer Pub on Epping New Road. The yard housed every different (...Read full memory)

I was born in Princes Road (19) in 1953, right opposite Forest Edge in my Gran's attic room. My gran was Annie Surridge. The house has now been converted to a block of flats. I then, at the age of six months, moved to Hong Kong. We used to come back whenever the old man had leave between postings - we (...Read full memory)