Jj Double And Gearies Scool

A Memory of Barkingside

What an amazing site! I went to Gearies in 1949 and left in 1953 and if I remember correctly Doubles was the motocycle shop on the corner. It is now nearly sixty years ago so my memory of the streets in the area is a bit hazy but the photos certainly brought back a load of memories. The Rossie's I remember was an ice cream parlour which used to shut for about six months of the year and re-open in summer. I lived in Clayhall so most of my memories centre around Barkingside and Redbridge.
Such memories - such nostalgia.
Alan Harmsworth
Brisbane.

A memory shared by Alan Harmsworth , on Feb 20th, 2010.

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