Old Maps of Staines

Historic Maps of Staines and the local area.

Anyone remember queuing up for Saturday morning pictures? The queues were long and we all looked forward to the exciting serial with cliff hanger ending each week, cowboys like Roy Rogers and Hopalong Cassidy, cartoons like Bugs Bunny and the escapades of the children in 'Our Gang'. I think in those days Staines had (...Read full memory)

My grandfather Charles Maillou and one of his brothers used to own the Ship Inn. It was located near Staines Bridge and the Causeway , they owned the pub prior to WWII and not sure for how long. The business also included included a coach company. We lived at Glebe Road as did my grandparents and I went to Egham Hythe (...Read full memory)