Sydenham, Greater London

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Sydenham, 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 Sydenham

Historic Maps of Sydenham and the local area.

I went to Sydenham County Girls school and left at 15 in 1963. Someone made a comment about Terry Maidment -that rang a bell, as my sister, Janet, used to go out with him for a while. I knew Brian Jacks very well - and did anyone know Ronnie McKay, Penny Hackman and Gwyn Tanner? Would love to catch up. I lived bang (...Read full memory)

I remember leapfrogging over the safety bollards outside the pub, opposite Cobbs the shop, I must have been about 8 or 9 (about 1955), the last one I became hooked up by my skirt. Can't remember how I got down, but I didn't do it again in a skirt.