Old Maps of Chelsham

Historic Maps of Chelsham and the local area.

More maps coming!

We are busy preparing more old maps of Chelsham from other years.

Memories of Chelsham

Read and share your memories of Chelsham itself or of a particular photo of Chelsham.

Charlotte Gibson was born in the middle cottage in 1846. Her father was Joseph Gibson a farm labourer. In 1876 Charlotte had an illegitimate son Joshua whilst in the Bletchingley Union Workhouse - Joshua was my grandfather. I recently took my granddaughters to visit the area and these cottages have all been converted into a (...Read full memory)

I wanted to ask if anyone can recall the gravel pits that existed at Worms Heath near Chelsham, I’m sure that they were operated by a company named Hoveringham, they used orange Foden trucks. I lived in Selsdon during the 1970’s and went to school at Riddlesdown, some weekends a pal and I would cycle to Worms Heath (...Read full memory)