Hampstead, Middlesex

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Hampstead, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

Old Maps of Hampstead

Historic Maps of Hampstead and the local area.

I use to attend Sunday School at the Parish Church you can see at the top of the hill and then go and visit my Grandmother who lived in Golden Yard directly opposite the church many times during the early Fifties.

I believe I can remember drinking in the bar of Jack Straw's Castle in the Fifties, although according to your caption it was destroyed in the war and not rebuilt until the Sixties. What I remember particularly was a wide stairway that just went up to the ceiling. It was, I thought, a well known feature of the place (...Read full memory)