"High Beach"
Some Western Australian History & Some Family History & Some More


Buckhurst Hill



>Buckhurst Hill. Queens Road from the Railway. The Wrench Series, No 4172.
Buckhurst Hill. Queens Road from the Railway. The Wrench Series, No 4172.
Postcard, post marked May 1904. Addressed to Master G Salter, Town Hospital St Peters Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands; from his sister Nellie.

J Conoley, "The Peoples Draper and Outfitter" is on one corner and C Fuller and Son, Auction & Estate Offices are opposite.



6278 The Green Buckhurst Hill
6278 The Green. Buckhurst Hill.
Postcard, post marked April 1907. Addressed to Miss Caer [?], Mursley NE Winslow, Bucks [Buckinghamshire] from E. L.[?] S.

The church in the background is the St. John the Baptist Church, Buckhurst Hill. Built in 1837 but the spire was added later. 'The Green' was also known as 'The Top Green'.



31175 Council School Buckhurst School
31175 Council School Buckhurst Hill
Postcard, post marked April 1911. Addressed to Mrs [Mary] Dodd, 3 Cyril St, Walworth S.E. from her nephew Gordon Barlow.

Sign on the bell tower reads "Buckhurst Hill Council School (Infants)". Thought to have been in Albert Road; it has been demolished.



Ivy Cottage is opposite this school!
169 Boys School, Princes Road, Buckhurst Hill
Postcard, dated 4 December 1918. Addressed to Mrs Gardner, 27, Rundle Road, Sefton Park, Liverpool from Dorothy and George W Bishop of Ivy Cottage, Princes Road, Buckhurst Hill.

This school which was built in 1872 has been demolished and replaced by the Monarch Place housing development.



31173. Princes Road Buckhurst Hill
31173. Princes Road Buckhurst Hill
Unused postcard. The Bell Series of Real Photos in Silver Print. Bell's Photo Co Ltd., Leigh-on-Sea, Essex.

Probably produced about 1910.



Roebuck Lane, Buckhurst Hill
Roebuck Lane, Buckhurst Hill: Photo by A.E. Harris
Fields "Essex" Series, No. 290. Postmarked 30 September 1907 and addressed to Miss L Pearce, 7 Inverness Gardens, Kensington, St M [? St Mary Abbot]


Roebuck Green, Buckhurst Hill BH.4
Roebuck Green, Buckhurst Hill BH.4
An unused and undated postcard (ca 1950), Cranley Commercial Calendars, Ltd., Ilford Essex.

At one time the building in the background was called the 'Old Roebuck Hotel' and later as the 'Roebuck Corus Hotel'. It had views of Epping Forest. It was demolished and replaced with a block of apartments with a similar external appearance.



The Pond and St. John's Church. Buckhurst Hill. BH.6
The Pond and St. John's Church. Buckhurst Hill. BH.6
An unused and undated postcard (ca 1950), Cranley Commercial Calendars, Ltd., Ilford Essex.



St.John's Church, Buckhurst Hill B.H.7
St.John's Church, Buckhurst Hill B.H.7
An unused and undated postcard (ca 1950), Cranley Commercial Calendars, Ltd., Ilford Essex.

St. John the Baptist Church Buckhurst Hill with the graveyard in the foreground.