Old Maps of Stanwell

Historic Maps of Stanwell and the local area.

During the summer of 1948 my family moved to a new council house in Station Crescent, Ashford near my mum's parents. We used to go on a walk to dad's parents in Viola Avenue. The route was as follows; along the footpath between the 'pit' and 'pursers' field, across Staines common to the gate opposite the crooked (...Read full memory)

I was born at my Grandparents House in Long Lane Stanwell in 1966, my Grandad Jack/John Thornton helped deliver me. My Grandad was well known in the Community and Catholic Congregation of both St Michaels in Ashford and St Davids in Stanwell. My Grandmother was Freda Thornton. I grew up in Stanwell, went to (...Read full memory)