Hornchurch, Essex

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

Historic Maps of Hornchurch and the local area.

Reading some memories, I thought I would do, as spent a lot of my teenage years in the Elm Park area. I was one of the first pupils at the newly opened Abbs Cross Technical school in Abbs Cross Lane after passing my 11+ . Sadly I was not a model pupil by any means, after several detentions and truancy, spending days in Harrow (...Read full memory)

As Gillian Ferguson as I was then I went to Maylands from 1965. I remember Mrs Parsons the music teacher, Miss Johannsen the Headmistress, Mr Carr/science and Mrs Walmsley. It was a great school to be at especially having to walk through the park every day twice. I actually walked all the way from near Bretons Scholl (...Read full memory)