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We hope you enjoy browsing this website and its unique photographs of Waltham Forest from the collection of Vestry House Museum.

Vestry House Museum’s photographic collection has been built up over many years and documents the changing landscapes of Walthamstow, Chingford, Leyton and Leytonstone. Photographs date from as early as the 1840s to the 21st Century. The images on this site are a snapshot of the Museum’s much larger collection of over 80,000 photographs, lantern slides and negatives. More photographs will be uploaded regularly but please contact us if you can’t find what you are looking for: vhm.enquiries@walthamforest.gov.uk.

If any pictures take your fancy why not purchase a high quality print for your home, work, or as a gift. Simply select the size you want in with the “Buy This Print” box. Fill in your details and the print will be posted to you.

Christmas and Winter Collection (25 images)

The Essex Cricket Photo Collection (208 images)

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