Map of Southend, Lewisham, 1914


This map catches Southend at a moment of change, for it was in that year that tram services were extended south from Catford, heralding the transformation of Southend from a village to a suburb. The tram tracks can be clearly seen.

Physically the area had changed little since the 1740s, but twenty years later it would be unrecognisable.

Ordnance Survey, 1914.

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