Hainault Forest Website
Written, Designed and with Photographs by © Brian Ecott
Social History index
Resident of New North Road
Hermit of Hainault Forest. Locally known as Old Dido.
People who have occupied the farmhouse and cottages at Foxburrows.
People who have occupied the farmhouse and cottages at Foxburrows.since the last census.
Has lived in Chigwell Row for all her 83 years.
MIKE DENNIS 1949 - 2006
Much respected ornithologist and conservationist who lived in Collier Row and whose local patch was Hainault Forest for over forty years.
JOHN DICK 1930 - 2000
SUE DICK recalls her husband JOHN's time with West Ham United, and as an International Scottish footballer, and a coach.
Stagecoaches, Trams, Trolleybuses, Buses.
People who loved the Forest and are remembered by their loved ones.
OLIVE lived in Hainault and moved to Lambourne End
CHARLOTTE HARVEY 1915 - 2009
LOTTIE and her brothers and sister SUSIE lived in Foxburrows Cottages,
Book of Aldborough Hatch The Village in the Suburbs.
JOHN lived in Hainault and Lambourne End. Worked as a Keeper for the GLC, and as a Foreman in Hainault Forest for Redbridge Council until his retirement.
EVELYN recalls her childhood in the Forest and her father FREDERICK REEVES a Forest Keeper.
DEREK lived in Lambourne End and Foxburrows Cottages as a Keeper and later as Superintendent of the Forest in the days of the Greater London Council, retiring in 1986.
Our Victorian Cottage in New North Road.
Watercolour artist and wood sculptor of Chigwell Row