Ripple Road

A Memory of Barking

I was born in 1948 and lived behind Wallis's undertakers in Ripple Road, where my dad was the manager. I went to St Margaret's Church of England School in Back Lane, and was married at St Margaret's Church in 1970. I also did my nursing training at Barking (Upney) Hospital, before moving to Colchester. I have memories of losing my Easter bonnet into the Town Quay one Sunday morning after church.
Carol Harding (nee Leith)

A memory shared by Carol Harding , on Jan 5th, 2009.

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Fri Mar 10th 2017, at 1:01 am

999 commented:

Hi Carol,
I was born in 1948 and went to St Margarets c of e primary school, so we were probably in the same class. Do you remember in the nursery class, sleeping on camp beds in the playground? Or the musicians that visited to play for us, the toilet block in the playground and the air raid shelter next to the hall? Mike Maynard

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