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You’ve shared 52025 memories of 6917 towns & villages. From just a few words, to rich, insightful stories, they are a fabulous record of local life.

Featured Memory: A House In Gidea Park.

I was born in Carlton Road in 1937. Got bombed out when a landmine dropped down the road and we were evacuated to Clacton while my Dad worked down the Underground tunnel when his factory and the machines were moved away from the air raids. Went to a boarding school in Surrey because I got very good at forging notes to my teacher and playing hookey. Forgot one thing - the attendance officer. Family Services ...Read full memory

A memory of Gidea Park, Essex shared by Alan Stanley

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