Old Maps of Great Wakering

Historic Maps of Great Wakering and the local area.

My Grandmothers family came from Great Wakering. Her name was Daisy Alp. Her brother and father were both blacksmiths in the village. My Great uncle Stanley and his wife Doris lived in the village too along with great aunt Evelyn. I can remember staying the week-ends a couple of times and also (...Read full memory)

I lived in Great Wakering (Twyford Avenue) from 1960-65 although my mother had been born and raised there as had her mother and grandparents. I attended the junior school and then the secondary school. The secondary school was the best school I ever attended and was very well equipped for sport, (...Read full memory)