Historic Maps of Hockley and environs, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey and by renowned Victorian cartographer Samuel Lewis.
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I remember the old house called "Restville" 101 Greensward Lane. Thee old ladies lived there from the 1930's to about 1960 when it was knocked down to build three new houses. It was next door to the first Doctors and I used to go to the post box on the corner to post letters. Had to get the bus from across the (...Read full memory)
I rather enjoyed my young days at Clements Hall, Hockley children's home. We use to go scrumping and the corn on the cob field was right next to us, so we never went hungry, just ended up with tummy aches the next day. The playing field next to us was known as the cricket field and we used to make the tea for (...Read full memory)