Old Maps of Pinner

Historic Maps of Pinner and the local area.

I was born in Ruislip Gardens in 1939, we were moved to Pinner in 1940 due to the war and living next to Northolt Aerodrome. I lived in the area for 20 years before emigrating to Adelaide, South Australia in 1967. On a visit to UK in 1995 I was overjoyed to find that the fair was on on the very day I visited and I had a pint of (...Read full memory)

This 1955 view of Pinner High Street brings back my memories of haircuts after school. About half way "up" the High Street on the right is a gents' barbers. During my schooldays at Pinner Grammar School from 1956 to 1963 I would stop at the barbers' shop every two weeks (!) on my way home. If I (...Read full memory)