Streatham, Greater London

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Streatham, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Streatham

Historic Maps of Streatham and the local area.

I also went to Estreham school in the 50’s. It was Miss Best the music teacher, Mrs Farrant for PE. There was also Mr Cheek, Mr Martin and the headmaster was Mr Grey. Mr Hammer was the headmaster of Penwortham junior school, situated between the two floors of Estreham. My name in those days was Marion Chapman and my best friends were Anne Smallridge and Rose Everett.

I lived in Becmead Avenue, my maiden name was Montgomery. My sister and I went to St. Leonards School from 1955, Mr Stewart was headmaster, and I remember Mrs Morrison and Mr. Keeling. Streatham had Saturday morning pictures and as we got older, the ice-rink and Locarno. All the old stores, Pratts and Sharmans with its pod system sending money around. I got married in St. Leonards Church in 1972, eventually ...see more