Old Maps of Enfield

Historic Maps of Enfield and the local area.

I remember the pool very well, I attended Suffolks Secondary Modern School in Brick Lane, just off the Great Cambridge Road, we walked to the pool for swimming lessons but if you could not swim the teachers did not bother to try teach you. One day my friend Doreen Banks told our parents we were going swimming but in (...Read full memory)

If I was out with my mother in the town as a small boy in the 1950s, I would pester to go to the station to see the steam trains through the railings. The journey home would take us up Windmill Hill past Enfield Chase station, but you couldn't get as near the engines there.