Hainault Forest Website

Written, Designed and with Photographs by Brian Ecott

Postcards from the Forest

Barkingside

 

 

Barkingside multiview

Unposted, undated

No publisher

 

Barking Side Village

Publisher J. B., I, series

Postage Edw.VII halfpenny green.

Posted: Ilford 4.30pm April 25 1905

 

 

Old Chequers Inn

Tramway Ilford Broadway to Barkingside

 

 

Upside down stamp at an angle as here

could be an Edwardian coded message meaning

 

-

"Have you forgotten me"

Woman with a modern looking lady's bicycle. Boy with deep collar.

Man with watch-chain standing where McDonalds is now. The Police canteen occupied this site.

The Old Police House

 

 

 

The Forge, Cranbrook Road, Barkingside

demolished 1950's to build enlarged

Police Station and Car Park

 

Real photo of Tram at Barkingside Terminus

in Tanners Lane.

On the fence is L,N.E.R. notice pointing to Barkingside Station. The road crossing behind is Cranbrook Road.

Pictured in 1936 the Tram was built in 1924 and broken up in 1938

 

 

Real photo of Tram at Barkingside Terminus

in Tanners Lane.

Similar picture as above but taken from the opposite side of the road and showing H.L.Hawes & Sons undertakers.

Still there today

 

 

The "Chequers", Barkingside

Undated, unposted.

No publisher stated.

Bus 25a passing

 

The Chequers Inn, Barkingside

Unposted, undated.

Publisher: Valentine & Son Ltd. Dundee and London.

No. K661.

 

 

Mossford  Green and Holy Trinity Church, Barkingside.  No. B4

Published by Cranley Commercial Calendars Ltd

Ilford, Essex.

 

Undated and unused.

 

 

 

Fullwell Cross, Barkingside B.11.

Posted 20th May 1968

Elizabeth II Purple 3d stamp

Published by Cranley Commercial Calendars Lt. Ilford.

 

 

Fairlop Oak, Barkingside

Compare with the 1940 picture lower down.

The three cards are of the same publisher and are dated

approx. late twenties

 

 

 

The Broadway Barkingside.

The old cottages to the left of the picture were demolished and the New Fairlop Oak expanded.

These shop are very much unchanged in 2015.

On the right of the shops was the Maypole pictured below

 

 

 

The "Maypole" Barkingside.

This is now the site of the Fullwell Cross Medical Centre.

The Maypole moved to its present site near the junction of Fencepiece Road and New North Road in the early 30's

Barkingside, Fairlop Oak 82044

Posted: Ilford 13th April 1940

Stamp removed

Publisher: Photochrom Co. Ltd., Royal Tunbridge Wells

Ilford County High School for Boys and Barkingside Methodist Church, Fremantle Road, Barkingside. Flats on Mossford Green foreground built c 1960.

Built 1932-3

 

 

Fairlop Council School

 comprised

Fairlop Infants school (left ground floor wing).

Fairlop Junior school (left upper floor  wing).

Fairlop Secondary School Girls (right ground floor wing).

Fairlop Secondary School, Boys (right upper floor wing).

 

Opened 31st August 1933.

 

 

 

 

Fulwell Hatch

No publisher, undated and unused.

Fairlop Football Club 1935/6. Published by Ardath Tobacco Co. Ltd. Photocard. (Approx 3x2 inches)

The Children's Church, Girls Village Home.

Barkingside

Publisher: Dr Barnardo's Homes

Posted: Sandown, Isle of Wight. 30 August 1928

Postage: 2 x halfpenny green George V

 

 

 

Dr. Barnardo's Homes.

A view of the Girl's Homes, Barkingside

 

Posted Watton, Norfolk. September 4th 1908

Halfpenny Light Green, Edward VII

 

 

 

 

National Waifs Association (Dr Barnardo's Homes)

Queen Victoria House

Girl's Village Home, Barkingside, Essex.

 

Posted Croydon. March 11th 1909

Halfpenny Light Green Edward VII

 

 

Queen Victoria House now houses the Registrar of Births, Marriages and Deaths

 

 

 

Funeral procession of late Dr Barnardo leaving Barkingside Railway station

Undated

 

 

39201 Railway Cottages, Barkingside

Great Eastern Railway

Publisher: Bell's Photo Co. Ltd., Leigh-on-Sea, Essex.

Posted November 5th 1907

Half-penny Light green Edward VII