Memories of Barkingside
Just looking at this photo brings back so many memories of shopping with my mum and two brothers.Getting chips on the way back from shopping or an icecream in Rossi's was a great treat. I went to school at Fairlop Primary & Secondary School until we emigrated to Australia in April 1967. I've been back a couple of times to visit relatives and old neighbours, but would love anyone who knows the whereabouts of Linda Della, who lived on Tomswood Hill, Barkingside to email me please. Perhaps you went to school with me? I remember my favourite teacher was Mr Penny. I was top girl in my class for a few years, cant remember the last name of the top boy but his first name was Stephen. Headmaster of the ...Read full memory
Hi, does anyone remember the names of who ran Eastwells the grocer? My dad grew up here and is trying to remember the name - David? Robert?
I know this is a picture that was taken 25 year prior to when I was born, yet I still get amazed at the dates of the pictures around my home town! The progression just amazes me!
I used to love the Roylance on Saturday nights when he'd clear the shop for dances in the 60's. I had an ancient BSA motorcycle and had to compete with the scooter brigade.