Potter Street, Essex

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Potter Street, 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 Potter Street

Historic Maps of Potter Street and the local area.

We moved to Fullers Mead in 1953/4 just after I was born, to the house on the right hand side with the lamp post outside (just down from the bus stop) my brother was born in the house in 1955. Dad still lives there, bless him. It was a great place to grow up. Lots of friends to play with and fishing at Mill Pond right down the end of the road and the newest and best sports facilities you could want. I left in 1976 to live in Devon.

Added 21 September 2015
I lived at 106 Perry Spring until 1968. This photo was taken at the bottom of that street, where the steps are. Like Graham Nash I remember Potter Street as a great place to grow up in the 1960's. Shame Brays Grove school has now gone. To add insult to injury they call the new building Stewards. What did Brays Grove do to deserve that. I remember the play schemes on the common at Potters Street. Many of my friends ...see more