Staines, in Surrey, was an early staging post on the way from London to the West Country, located six miles south east of Windsor at the bridging point over the Rivers Thames and Colne. The town grew throughout the eighteenth century and has a current population in excess of fifty thousand.
The map below shows
the features of the town of Staines as it was in the mid twentieth
century. Click on a selected area of the map below to see an