Redbridge Museum Needs Your Stories!

First World War - can you help? The centenary of the outbreak of the First World War will be commemorated in 2014. Redbridge Museum is researching the impacts of the War on Redbridge for a major exhibition, school education and events programme. We would like to hear from local people about their family stories. This …

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Redbridge Museum – Map of the week

  Our Map of the Week is unusual in that it is an escape map for British forces during World War II. During this time around 1 million escape maps were made on behalf of the British armed forces.  These were issued to soldiers, seamen and airmen in case they found themselves behind enemy lines. They were …

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Redbridge Museum – Map of the week

To mark the opening of our new exhibition 'A History of Redbridge in Maps' we will be sharing an online range of thought-provoking images. This week we have chosen Redbridge during 1939-1945.  This map was created by Redbridge Council’s Geographic Information systems team. It was based on maps created just after the war by Ilford …

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