Growing up in Barnehurst still gives me some lovely memories, like Mr Bink's fish & chip shop and the Hairdressers which was run by Mrs English.
We used to go dancing in The Embassy Ball room on a Saturday evening which was always good fun.
My father bought our house on Parkside Avenue in 1932 which I lived in with my three brothers and one sister. It was a friendly road where most of our neighbours knew each other. I had a very happy childhood growing up in Parkside Avenue, we felt safe playing on the golf course as children. We didn't have to lock our front or back doors and the neighbours would often knock on the back door and let themselves in.
Oh what fond memories I have of lovely Parkside Avenue, Barnehust
Mary Lingard (Bailey)
A memory shared byon Dec 26th, 2010.
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