Old Maps of Chelsfield

Historic Maps of Chelsfield and the local area.

I hope these names may jog a few memories. Some of the names of the shops in the parade of shops are: Lavina's Hairdressers Irene's Hardware store Haylets Tobacconist & Sweet shop Ackermans, the Bakers Forbouys or Forboys, the other tobacconist not sure of spelling. Savory & Moore, the Chemist

The picture of Windsor Drive is so evocative for me. I spent the first 5 years of my life living with my parents in my grandmother's council house in Sandpit Road on the Downham Estate at the bottom of Bromley Hill. We moved to World's End Lane in 1953. My grandfather, a railwayman who lived (...Read full memory)