Hainault Forest Website

Written, Designed and with Photographs by Brian Ecott

Social History index

NEW  ANNIE SHEAN

Resident of New North Road

 

DR WILLIAM BELL

Hermit of Hainault Forest. Locally known as Old Dido.

 

CENSUS 1861 - 1911

People who have occupied the farmhouse and cottages at Foxburrows.

 

    VOTERS LISTS 1912 - 1945

People who have occupied the farmhouse and cottages at Foxburrows.since the last census.

CHIGWELL ROW RESIDENT

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. 

EARLY TRANSPORT IN THE FOREST VILLAGES

Stagecoaches, Trams, Trolleybuses, Buses.

 

FOREST MEMORIALS

People who loved the Forest and are remembered by their loved ones.

 

FOREST KEEPERS, GREEN KEEPERS & WARDENS

 

OLIVE GALPIN

OLIVE lived in Hainault and moved to Lambourne End

 

GERMAN POW's IN HAINAULT, 1917

 

CHARLOTTE HARVEY 1915 - 2009

LOTTIE and her brothers and sister SUSIE lived in Foxburrows Cottages,

 

RON JEFFRIES

Book of Aldborough Hatch The Village in the Suburbs.

 

JOHN LEBEAU

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 LEVER

EVELYN recalls her childhood in the Forest and her father FREDERICK REEVES a Forest Keeper.

 

DEREK MORTON

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.

 

NEW THE QUEEN'S SILVER JUBILEE 1977


NEW  RAYMOND SMALL

Our Victorian Cottage in New North Road.

  

BILL WINMILL

Watercolour artist and wood sculptor of Chigwell Row