Elstree, Hertfordshire

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Elstree, 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 Elstree

Historic Maps of Elstree and the local area.

My family moved to the council estate in Elstree in the mid sixties. I used to play football on the pitch opposite Hill House, now sadly a new housing estate. Robert Stores for groceries, the aptly named Greens running the greengrocers who kept stuffed game birds in the window of his shop. The (...Read full memory)

My grandmother who had lived in Elstree for most of her adult life would sometime chant "no one knows what lies betwixt Saint Nicholas and Pennywells" Does anybody know what lies betwixt? Saint Nicholas is the parish church and Pennywells is a stately house on Deacons Hill.