Old Maps of Chigwell

Historic Maps of Chigwell and the local area.

I lived in nearby Abridge, and swam at Grange Farm pool around this time, with my school, Lambourne Primary in Abridge. I learnt to swim here, in the cold water. I loved this pool, it was a magical place for me, and I spent many summers splashing and swimming and then, later, posing and flirting (...Read full memory)

I had a great childhood living at Grange Farm. My parents moved there in 1960 when I was five. My mum was employed as the catering supervisor for the site and we were given accommodation in a large Bungalow, No 1. From memory the sun was always shining! My sister and I spent hours in and out of the pool, playing (...Read full memory)