Latest articles from David Martin

Wartime memories of Miss Munro

The diarist is Alexandrina Elizabeth S. Munro, who resided at 177a Fullwell Avenue Barkingside. Born August 3 1895, possibly in Scotland, died 1984 in Redbridge.

A station for Fairlop Airport?

Fairlop plain is an extensive area created in the middle of the 19th century, following the destruction of Hainault Forest.

Heritage column: Roman finds on Fairlop Plain

While everyone knows Fairlop hosted RAF fighters during the Second World War, not everyone is as aware of the area’s anicent past. David Martin, of the Fairlop Heritage Group, sheds some light on the Romans’ time there.