Old Maps of Romford

Historic Maps of Romford and the local area.

After we were bombed out in London my parents bought a house in Romford, Essex. My father was working for the Ford Motor Company that had converted its assembly lines to manufacture Bren gun carriers and other war time vehicles. In his absence my mother and I typically slept in a bomb shelter in our garden, but on (...Read full memory)

I started training to be a nurse at Oldchurch in 1968, I made great friends with Joy Webb and Janet Knox. I remember the tuck shop across the road where I would have to go on pay day to pay off my debts. All the nurses had an account with the owner, oh I wish I could remember his name. I lived in the nursing (...Read full memory)