Old Maps of Claygate

Historic Maps of Claygate and the local area.

I was born and lived in Clay Gate, attended Clay Gate juniors and Wayneflete. My mother is still there. My biggest mistake was moving away but my memories will be with me always. It never changes

I lived in a flat over 12 The Parade (then a Garden Shop) until I was ten years old, from 1944-1954. Our gate was on the alley round the back. At the Hare Lane end of the alley were hung 'pig bags' - sacks where people put scraps to feed pigs (post-war, so still on rationing!). The other end of the alley went (...Read full memory)