Old Maps of Thornton Heath

Historic Maps of Thornton Heath and the local area.

I was born at Mayday in 1958, as were my 2 brothers. My mother trained there as a nurse. We spent early years in Beechwood Avenue and I attended WInterborn. The family migrated to Australia in 1965, currently I am writing a family history with over 100 years of associations to Thornton Heath. When I last visited, TH felt like a different country to the one I grew up in

I knew Thornton Heath very well, from the early 1950’s through to the end of the 1960’s. Shopping with my parents at Woolworths (opposite the clocktower) and then round the corner into the high street for the smaller shops. The children’s library next (...Read full memory)