Stratford

Bazaar

In December 1896 Stratford Congregational Church in The Grove arranged a "bazaar" to raise £600 in aid of the renovation of the church and school building. 

Bazaar

Western Curve

The Westen Curve was a connection joining the North Woolwich Branch to the Main Line, west of Stratford Station.

Western Curve

Salvation Army -1

Soon after the Salvation Army, originally 'The Christian Mission to the Heathen of our own Country' began in nearby Whitechapel under General William Booth in 1865 the bands and uniforms were seen and heard in Stratford.

Salvation Army -1

Thanksgiving

West Ham Parish Church participated in a National day of Thanksgiving, Prayer and Dedication on 3rd September, 1943 - the fourth anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War.

Thanksgiving

Dedication Ceremony

West Ham's memorial to those killed in the First World War was the Out-Patients wing of Queen Mary's Hospital in West Ham Lane.

Dedication Ceremony

VE Day Stratford

Photo. Newham Heritage & Archives (Stratford)

VE Day Stratford

Salvage Depot, Stratford

Water Lane School, 1942.


Photo. Newham Heritage & Archives (Stratford)

Salvage Depot, Stratford

Home Guard Farewell Parade

Home Guard - 13th COL West Ham Battalion. The farewell parade with Brigadier T. Fairfax Ross M.C., Commander N.E.L.S.D. taking the salute. On the platform, in the centre, is the Commanding Officer Lt.-Col. Leon Jones.


Photo. Newham Heritage & Archives (Stratford)

Home Guard Farewell Parade

Frederick Rd School bomb damage (1)

Frederick Road School, bomb damage 31st March 1941.


Photo. Newham Heritage & Archives (Stratford)

Frederick Rd School bomb damage (1)

Frederick Rd School bomb damage (2)

Frederick Road School, viewed from Butchers Road, 14th April, 1941.


Photo. Newham Heritage & Archives (Stratford)

Frederick Rd School bomb damage (2)
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