Old Maps of Ilford

Historic Maps of Ilford and environs, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey and by renowned Victorian cartographer Samuel Lewis.

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I was born down Roman Road Ilford sadly as long ado as 1947 but life in Ilford was good. Went to Mount Secondary School but left at the age of 14 and started work as a jnr legal secretary in a firm in Cranbrook Road. It was so great then could get on a train and be in Liverpool Street in 20 mins an shop till we dropped. I (...Read full memory)

I remember like it was yesterday, I went to Highlands school from1961/ 1968, my name is Paul Cahn, my best friend was Jeff Lobel, we are still best mates today, some 50 odd years later.