Whetstone, Greater London

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Whetstone, 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 Whetstone

Historic Maps of Whetstone and the local area.

Memories of Whetstone
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Read and share your memories of Whetstone itself or of a particular photo of Whetstone.

My father used to drive for the Midland Red Bus Company in the 1930s and 1940s and one of his areas was Hhetstone...His name was John (Jack) Whitworth. I used to live in Whetstone from 1973 on Bridgeway, opposite the old cinema, then moved to Curtis Close off Attfield Drive, I lived in Whetstone for about 30 (...Read full memory)

I was born in a little cottage in Whetstone in 1938, just across the road from the brook. When it rained it used to flood all the bottom end of the village, and when the buses went through the floods, the furniture in the houses would move with the ripples,. The bus drivers would stop across the (...Read full memory)