Heritage Services Department
London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
A small number of historic maps of Essex and of the local area (l6th-2Oth centuries), including Chapman & Andre's Map of Essex (1777) and a copy of A Map of the Royal Liberty of Havering (ca.1618).
The Reference Department of the Valence Library itself (Tel: 0181-592-6537) has a collection of mainly OS maps, current and historic, of the local area.
Also a collection of aerial photographs (several dates).
Located in the Valence Library
Valence House Museum, Becontree Avenue, Dagenham, Essex, RM8 3HT
020 8270 6864
Tue to Fri 09:30 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:30; Sat 10:00 - 16:00
An appointment is necessary to view archive material
Photocopying facilities available in the Valence Library