Potter Street, Essex

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Browse our selection of old 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. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

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 (...Read full memory)

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 (...Read full memory)