Erith, Greater London

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Erith, 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 Erith

Historic Maps of Erith and the local area.

The ice-cream parlour was Diplomas in Pier Road. I too went ballroom dancing above Burton’s. Went to Crescent Road School, walking past the Co-Op stables every day, seeing the horses who had done the milk rounds. The Odeon was a must for Saturday morning pictures. I can remember getting a Birthday card every year with a sailing ship on it and could go to the pictures for free. Such happy and carefree days and so many friends I ...see more

Hi, I am really interested in the history of Erith and find it fascinating the various memories people have of the area, particularly Manor Road. Although I was born in Sidcup, my parents moved to Erith in about 1979 when I was about 12 yrs old. My parents, who people may remember as ' Bill and Rita' bought a corner shop located at 9 manor Road (on the corner of Crescent Road) and ran it up until about 1988. I think that they ...see more