Latest Updates

 

 

DATE
LATEST UPDATE
12/09/13
Added Photos of Chingford Bus Rally on 7th September 2013. Video to follow soon.
25/08/13
Added sound of St. Saviours Church Bells to St. Saviours page
24/08/13
Replaced non working videos to YouTube. Mr Malyon and Mr Testro at Markhouse
24/08/13
Replaced non working videos to YouTube. Markovian films. All 3 are now available there.
23/08/13
Replaced non working videos to YouTube. All links on My Early Memory' s Page
22/08/13
Placed Alphabetical button on selection page.
20/08/13
Uploaded most video and audio clips to YouTube so can now be viewed with most browsers.
I shall be improving the quality of some clips and adding more. Keep an eye out for those here.
09/08/13
Added pictures to Highams Park Section of Then and Now of The County Arms Hale End Rd.
10/05/13
Added pictures of the old Town Hall Orford Road to Walthamstow Section of Then and Now
10/05/13
Added pictures of Hatch Lane to Chingford Section of Then and Now
19/04/13
Added email to "Your Memory 2013" from Brian Williams (South Australia)
19/04/13
Added picture of J15 Steam loco at Wood Street Station 1968
30/03/13
Added Pictures to Highams Park Section of Then and Now of The Broadway
20/03/13
Added pictures to Walthamstow Section of Then and Now of Church Lane
28/01/13
Added pictures to Walthamstow Section of Then and Now
of Chingford Road near Tramway House
13/01/13
Added email to "Your Memory 2013" from Linda Hall (Vancouver)
12/01/13
Added first email of 2013 to "Your Memory 2013" from Margaret Roberts
25/11/12
Added Photos to Drama Club Section. Including Terry Hooker as "Fairy Nuff"
04/11/12
Added email to "Your Memory 2012" from Steve Tillyer regarding Hitchman's Dairy
including a couple of photos of the the milk float in Lancaster Road.
02/11/12
Boris Johnson gives his approval to the building of a housing estate
on the iconic site of Walthamstow Stadium
22/08/12
Added pictures to Walthamstow Section of Then and Now
Valentin Road and Upper Walthamstow Road
15/08/12
Added Photos of Godiva procession 5th August to Godiva page
14/08/12
Added photos of Drama Club reunion on 13th August 2012
31/07/12
Special Cultural Olympiad Event in Walthams Forest "Godiva Awakes" on 5th Aug
26/07/12
Added pictures of Sir George Gascoigne School to Walthamstow Section of Then and Now
26/07/12
Added photos of Chingford Chingford Green to Chingford Then and Now section
12/07/12
Added photos of Chingford Assembly Hall and Library in Station Road to
Chingford Then and Now section
24/06/12
Added more photos of the progress to Chingford Municiple Offices in The Ridgeway to
Chingford Then and Now section
15/06/12
Added photos of the Chingford Municiple Offices in The Ridgeway to
Chingford Then and Now section
13/06/12
Added photos of Historic Transport procession Sunday June 10th
24/04/12
Added photos of Drama Club reunion on 23rd April 2012
16/04/12
Added picture of steam train entering Clapton Station.
Also re-arranged Chingford Line page to include railway map
30/03/12
Added Pictures to Chingford Section of Then and Now Chingford Mount
30/03/12
Added Pictures to Highams Park Section of Then and Now of Castle Avenue
26/03/12
Added Pictures to Chingford Section of Then and Now of The Bird Cage, Now CHANZ
17/02/12
Added more to My Memories page
14/02/12
Added email to "Your Memory 2012" from David Bonsall
regarding photograph of mystery football team
05/02/12
Added Photos Temple Mills Class 37 and Temple Mills flooded (pre 1906)
31/01/12
Added email to "Your Memory 2012" from Ken Henderson
16/10/11
Added Two emails to "Your Memory 2011" from Steve Aherne and Stella Palm
01/10/11
Added pictures to Walthamstow Section of Then and Now Chingford Road
13/09/11
Added 4 photos by Ben Brooksbank to Temple Mills page.
07/09/11
Added email to "Your Memory 2011" from Brian Waller
05/09/11
Added Photo Gallery 11 of Chingford Bus Rally at 2011 at the Royal Forest Hotel
04/09/11
Added Pictures to Chingford Section of Then and Now of The Old Church (All Saints)
10/08/11
Added email to Your Memory 2011 from Peter Everett still living in Walthamstow.
16/07/11
Added email to Your Memory 2011 from Mark Lewis living in Romford.
30/05/11
Added link to "The Bookshop" North Chingford and a short video of book signing by local author Cleve Edmonston of his publication "Tales of a London Poacher".
16/05/11
Added link to Walthamstow Memories website 10th anniversary gathering
15/05/11
Added email to Your Memory 2011 from Victoria Vickers living in Enfield.
04/05/11
Re-vamped Then and Now section into separate districts.
02/05/11
Added pictures of Lea Bridge Road near Whipps Cross to Then and Now LEYTON section
25/04/11
Added new photos to Simmons Lane page of Chingford Railway.
25/04/11
Added photos 4 days later of warehouse fire in Billet Road.
23/04/11
Added Short video clip and photos of warehouse fire in Billet Road.
22/04/11
Added email to Your Memory 2011 from Vera Forbes living in Western Canada.
17/04/11
Added Bad News of Pump House Museum long term lease.
14/04/11
Added new found picture (from a 100 year old photo) of my
paternal grandparents, my Dad and my Aunt Ivy on My Memories Page
01/04/11
Added Photo of RLH 61 in Canada in 1998. ©Courtesey of Bob Martin to the
Pump House Museum special day.
27/03/11
Added email to Your Memory 2011 from Andrew Mackenzie living in Cairo.
14/03/11
Added photos of St. Saviours Church.
Taken from behind 74 Theydon Street in the Then and Now Walthamstow section
14/03/11
Added Oak Tree to My Memories page
08/03/11
Added more snippets and links My Memories page including very short cine film clip (courtesy of Ron Jarvis) of myself, Rob Howell and Michael Sales bulding our jigger.. I am the one wearing the badge. Rob has the green coat.
01/03/11
Added snippets, more links and photos to My Memories page.
15/02/11
Added Church Hill to the Then and Now Walthamstow section
07/02/11
Added more of my personal history My Memories page.
07/02/11
Added 56 photos of Pump House Museum's special day on Sunday 23rd May 2010
06/02/11
Added News of Pump House Museum long term lease.
05/02/11
Added pictures of The Crooked Billet to Then and Now Walthamstow section
03/02/11
Added pictures of Highams Park Station to Then and Now Highams Park Section and a page on George Gascoigne Secondary School via My Memories page
31/01/11
Added more of my personal history My Memories page.
28/01/11
Added new page Lea Bridge Gasworks
26/01/11
Added new page St. James' Church .
24/01/11
Added 3 new photos to St. James' Street Station section
24/01/11
Added 5 new photos to Then and Now Walthamstow section.
of Hoe Street and St. James' Street.
11/01/11
Added email to Your Memory 2011 and related photos from
Dave Petford regarding SIMMONS COAL merchant.
06/01/11
Added first email of 2011 to Your Memory 2011 from Cleve Edmonston whom I have known since school days, regarding hisWalthamstow memories.
24/12/10
Added short email to Your Memory 2010 from Shamus Kenny
12/12/10
Added email to Your Memory 2010 from Alan Thompson
regarding his school days and transport in Walthamstow memories.
28/11/10
Added email to Your Memory 2010 from David Hollings regarding "Holdstock's" Bakery
26/11/10
Added Alphabetical index to web pages
27/10/10
Added Photos to St. James' Street Station Section of Railway.
27/10/10
Added same Photos of St. James' Street Station in the Then and Now Walthamstow section
26/09/10
Added email to Your Memory 2010 from Duncan Monte
07/09/10
Added photos received by Richard Clark of the Royal Forest Bus event. to Gallery 10
05/09/10
Added Photos "The Prince Albert" pub and "The Bird Cage" pub
in the Then and Now Chingford section
04/09/10
Added Gallery 10 Chingford Bus Rally 4/09/2010
02/09/10
Added Photos of trams in Markhouse Road in the Then and Now Leyton section
23/08/10
Added email to Your Memory 2010 from Mick Shann regarding Temple Mills
13/08/10
Completed message from Eddie Wybrow to Your Memories Page 2009
05/08/10
Added email to Your Memory 2010 from Graham Coult solving problem of Mystery Railway
09/07/10
Added email of memories from Barry Brown to Your Memory 2010
08/07/10
Added email to Your Memory 2010 from Gilly requesting info on alleyway.
24/05/10
Added short video of the special day at the Pump House on the 23rd May 2010
18/05/10
Continued message from Eddie Wybrow in Your Memories 2009 still more to come.
18/05/10
Added message from John Stott to Your Memories 2010
17/05/10
Added Information regarding special event at The Pump House on Sunday 23rd May 2010
08/05/10
Added Video to Coppermill Junction of Steam engine 70013 "Oliver Cromwell" pulling
"The Bury St. Edmunds"
12/04/10
Added photos concerning the Dagenham Brook. Affectionately know as "The Ditch"
04/04/10
Added Photos of the Crooked Billet in the Then and Now section
14/03/10
News of Mr. John Jones Art teacher at Markhouse Road School
31/01/10
Added "Babes in the Wood" programme to Drama Section
29/01/10
Added a section of photos of Drama Club in 1973-4 sent to me by Ian Goold.
29/01/10
Added First email for 2010 from Alex Gordon to Your Memories Page 2010
07/01/10
Added photos of footbridge in Argall Way to Leyton in the Then & Now section
05/01/10
Added Photo of Class 302 at Coppermill Junction
29/12/09
Added Message from Barbara Warren (Australia) In Your Memories Page
14/12/09
Added another message from Tony Johnson in Austalia to Your Memories Page
Including a link to some photographs of Steam Locomotives taken by Tony in the Middle East
07/12/09
Added message from Tony Johnson in Austalia to Your Memories Page
24/11/09
Added section Temple Mills II. A selection of Photos (courtesy of Peter Groom)
01/11/09
Added Photos of Diesel hauled goods arriving at Temple Mills
20/10/09
Added Albert Crescent photos to Then & Now section
30/09/09
Added picture to Coppermill Junction of Hasting diesel unit courtesy of Colin Duff
24/09/09
Added two pictures of Ongar Special to Chingford Station
15/09/09
Added picture to Coppermill Junction of Network Rail test train
09/09/09
Added pictures by Justin Perkins to Lea River Bridge and Clapton Junction
02-09-09
Added Pictures to St. St. Saviour's Church page
24/08/09
Finally got round to adding Clapton Junction page
21/08/09
Added Photo's and sound clip to St. Saviour's Church page
17/08/09
Added Video clip "Trains and Ducks" to Lea River Bridge Page and New photo of Essex Road Bridge
16/08/09
Added Video clip to Hoe Street (Walthamstow Central) page
15/08/09
Added Walthamstow Stadium closure anniversary page and link to Jonathan Brind's DVD
10/08/09
Added links in My Early Memories
08/08/09
Changed Video clips on Chingford Station page.
31/07/09
Started updating quality of video clips and working on compatability issues with Firefox browser.
29/07/09
Added Leyton section and more photos to Then & Now section
28/07/09
Added Video footage to Coppermill Junction
28/07/09
Added Video footage and Photo's to Temple Mills
18/07/09
Added Photo Gallery 9 Chingford Bus Rally 2005 and 2008
08/07/09
Added Unusual Train Journey
06/07/09
Added Gallery 8 Temple Mills.
05/07/09
Added Mystery Gallery. Maybe you could help identify the location?
05/07/09
Added Prince Albert pub Chingford and Lloyd Park to Then & Now section
30/06/09
Added 4 pictures of Tramway House to Then & Now Walthamstow Section
26/06/09
Added Walthamstow Central (Hoe Street) Station to Then & Now Section
24/06/09
Added Email from Norman Paulding to Your Memories Page
05/04/09
Added two pictures to Wood Street Station
04/04/09
Added message from Eddie Wybrow to Your Memories Page
18/02/09
Added picture to Wood Street Station courtesy of Alan Chambers
24/08/08
Added "Murder in Motley" programame and two photos to Drama section
21/08/08

Added "Three's A Crowd" movie to new Markovian Films section. Made in the mid 60's featuring Barry Elliott, David Morgan. Yours truly, Irene Long and Susan Riches.
Also updated "Coppermill Junction" to include movie on same page.

18/08/08
Added movie of crowds at Walthamstow Stadium for the last night.
Also added picure of trackwork maintenance just prior to
electrifiction at Hoe Street Station.

Relocating all the files to the new server is almost complete.
17/08/08
Improved the Walthamstow's railway section.
03/06/08
Added news of Walthamstow Stadium impending closure and added Photo to Coppermill Junction section
20/03/07
Added Markhouse and Marsh Street Drama club reunion page.Including photographs and a letter from Cyril Malyon.
17/02/07
Added extra pictures and movies to Chingford Railway
(Nags Head Tunnel) section.
29/10/06

I apologise for not updating as often as I would like, but the last couple of years has been realy hectic. Things should start to move again soon.as I hope to re-vamp the whole website next year. I have tons of photo's that will go on so keep looking. I would also like to thank everyone who has emailed me regarding this site, especially those of you who have contributed with your own memories. Many many thanks.

Regards, Richard

29/10/06
Added two pictures to photo Gallery 1 sent to me by Len Hall of Perth, Western Australia.
28/10/06
Added several Messages to Your Memories Page and Two Photos to Kings Road Bridge section of Railway History
09/01/06
Added message to Your Memories Page