Waltham Abbey, Essex

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Waltham Abbey, 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 Waltham Abbey

Historic Maps of Waltham Abbey and the local area.

Our Barge King Edward V11, was moored at The Lock Waltham Abbey C 1954 I was 14 years old. I loved the mooring and used to go often to the Cinema's in Waltham x. I became a member of the Drama Group in the Abbey. One Sunday I saw a beautiful girl standing on the steps of the cinema in Waltham Cross, with her friend. I (...Read full memory)

I was born there in 1947 when my mum was visiting her family. My folks met at the Sun Inn in 1944 when my dad was stationed nearby. They were married in the abbey in 1946 and her maiden name was Wackett, by name and nature as I and my brother found out if we failed to toe the line. We lived in Sussex and visited three or (...Read full memory)