Forest Hill, Greater London

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Forest Hill, 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 Forest Hill

Historic Maps of Forest Hill and the local area.

Hello’ I lived in Houston Road 50s 60s 70s there’s a little lane at the rear of Houston Road called Carter’s Ali two old tramps as we used to call them in them days used to walk up this little Ali one was called Jack Rags the other was called soppy Sissel I know where they used to live but does anyone know who they were and their history. They were there in the 50s and 60s. Thanks Malcolm.

I lived in Perysteeete, Perry Vale from 1950 until I was 20 years old. Our Primary school(, Christ Church . C of E) was opposite our flats, and it only took seconds to get into school...just before the whistle went! Memories of the celebrations of the Coronation includes a party held in the Foresters Arms,where our dad sometimes played the piano, and all the residents paraded around the block...,including a father, ...see more