Old Maps of Purley

Historic Maps of Purley and the local area.

I grew up in Lansdowne Road, Purley. On Suday evenings in the summer, we used to sit on the edge of the fountain and watch the traffic coming back from the coast. Sometimes the cars were lined up all the way back to the Regal Cinema! On VE Day, my brother Wally rolled up his trousers and paddled in the fountain. My dad (...Read full memory)

I do have some good memories of Reedham. My elder sister Suzanne and my younger sister Rosemary lived there for some years. We were born in Argentina. Who remembers Magot, assistant Matron!! Had some good times toasting cheese on bread over a candle in the tower. Listening to Luxemburg top hits after 12pm. Does (...Read full memory)