Old Maps of Chigwell

Historic Maps of Chigwell and the local area.

I visited Grange Farm on a week's holiday with my school in 1960. It was my first real holiday, away from the streets of St Helens, Lancs. We slept in what looked like barrack rooms with about a dozen bunk beds which looked like they were leftovers from the war. We also had day trips to London, and the London Zoo. This (...Read full memory)

I learnt to swim in this pool late 1950s. It was always massively popular during the hot summers we always seemed to have then, and I was sad to see it close - there are so few open air lido type pools around these days. I remember jumping off the high diving board 7metres and the fear of making the jump. Public swimming (...Read full memory)