Walthamstow, Greater London

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

Historic Maps of Walthamstow and the local area.

As a schoolboy living in Chingford from 1956 to 1964 I spent many hours gazing through the window of Jobstocks, the army surplus store in Walthamstow. Surprising how much junk one could acquire for half a crown ! Wonderful carefree sunny days when every available spare hour would be spent in Epping Forest. At that time we lived in Seymour Road which overlooked the reservoirs. On arrival in Chingford I went to Yardley ...see more

Added 11 November 2019
I lived in st john's road and went to school at chapel end 1953 to 1960 had a friend with same name as mine her parents had a shoo shop be nice to see her again