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Welling, Bexley

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

Historic Maps of Welling and the local area.

I grew up in Welling in a house on Ridley Road. My mother lived in that house for over 60 years until she died this past January. I have 3 sisters - that was a tiny house with 1 bathroom, at times we seemed to really fill the place - felt more like a zoo with a dog 2 cats a rabbit, hamster and a gerbil . We knew everyone on that street - the guy who would never give back any of the balls that went over his fence, to the ...see more

Welling in the Fifties had never been short of colourful characters plying their trade in and around the suburban Streets. I can fondly recall three from my childhood, the most memorable being the old rag and bone man who sat perched on his big wooden cart drawn along by his equally old nag of a horse. He always cried out his arrival with words no one understood, inviting residents to offload their unwanted junk which he ...see more