I have strong memories of Barton Turf as a 5year old boy from London's East End. I was shipped to Bartom Turf to escape the Blitz after our house in Vallance Road was demolished by a bomb. My dad was on active service in the army and my mum stayed with her parents. I arrived at a large assemby hall to be selected by my new ...Read full memory
An amazing community has grown around our request to Share Your Memories.
You've shared 62717 memories of 32172 towns & villages, right across the UK!
So many of these are filled with extraordinary, irreplaceable detail that will now be preserved.
It's easy to add your own memories and reconnect with your shared local history. Search for your favourite places and look for the Add Your Memory links to begin.
Not sure what to write? It's easy - just think of an important place in your life and ask yourself: