Old Maps of Grays

Historic Maps of Grays and the local area.

I was born at the Orsett Hospital in March 1951. First home was in Palmerston Road South Stifford. My first School was Stifford Primary at the top of Mill Lane, the walk up the hill seems to be awfully long now for a 5 year old. I do remember a Mrs Ridd as a teacher who used to produce the annual Christmas nativity, Mr Morgan was (...Read full memory)

My memories of Grays go back to the 1940's and 1950's the war years and before the London over-spill estates Of Belhurst Park and Basildon arrived. I was born and lived at 106 Bridge Road with my parents Thomas and Hilda Gosnall and my brother John Thomas and sister Jeanette Kathleen. My parents were (...Read full memory)