Aveley, Purfleet Road c.1955
Memories of Aveley, Purfleet Road c1955
I am desperately trying to find any class/school photos for Aveley comprehensive school, leaving year of 2003 class teacher Mr How. please if anyone has anything along these lines it would be appreciated if you could contact me.
Friends I grew up with between 1954/64,neighbours Colin and Angela Rood,Ian and Julie Dalrymple,Mark Hide,John Porter.School Friends Robert Groves,Lesley Cobb, Robert Suckling and Raymond Blezzard,Ann Martin,Valerie Pampling last three lived Purfleet Road, School teacher at Aveley Junior Mrs Skeet.I remember the alley between Lowlands Avenue and Blenheim Gardens where we built dens and Bonfires for fireworks night,think the builders land we played on was Finbow.I remember collecting conkers from the massive trees bottom of Purfleet Road. The photo above of the Co-op and Ordnance bring back memories I think I can nearly remember my Mums co-op number, I remember Reads the newsagent and the shop next to it where ...Read full memory
Memories of Aveley
I went to this school for 2 years in form one and two. I remember one year we had an open day and did performances for parents. All was going well until the headmaster noticed that one of the boys doing the gymnastic display had his hair too long (it was touching his collar). He called out to the ...Read full memory
I used to love that slide when I was little. I grew up in Aveley, my parents moved from London in 1966 when I was 2 months old, we used to live in Mill Road (my parent still do). The biggest thing at the Rec was the yearly Fair. Great memories.
Hi Donna, Nice to hear from you... I have fond memories of Vi and Bill Appleton, surprised to hear that they sold the house, had many lovely days there, especially in the summer playing in the pool, hardest thing was keeping Jackson out he he.. Do you know what happened to them? Also Bill's brother Lenny?
I lived in A prefab in Tamerisk Road, and travelled to Dagenham County High School each school day. Steam train to Upminster, District line to Heathway, 148 bus to outside the school. Before got going to school I did a 'big' paper round. Orchard Road, Orchard Close and West (?) Road. I think it was the biggest ...Read full memory