Crystal Palace, Greater London

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Crystal Palace, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Crystal Palace

Historic Maps of Crystal Palace and the local area.

I too was born at Stone Park in 1950. My mother was Joan Cloud and my dad was Joe Mannion. My mother Joan was the youngest child of Elizabeth and Ernest Cloud of 88 Anerley Road, Upper Norwood. I never knew my grandfather as he died when my mum was 15. My mum used to work in my nan's fruit shop with my uncle Alby. The shop was known as Cloud's and everyone came there. I was the ...see more

I remember living in the basement flat at 144 church road . My brother simon Dodds and me,jenny Dodds went to Rockmount Infants school. my mother Mary Dodds taught at Rockmount too. I remember Rockmount Rec and crystal palace park,especially the dinosaurs and the pet zoo.i remember the little train that you had to put in a penny to watch it go round. I also remember a park with three paddling pools, does anyone ...see more