1,345 more photos of Norfolk & Cumbria in June 2017 Release

1955 1978

A Memory of Blakelaw

Growing up and living in Lindfield Avenue, playing football in the street or up at Blakelaw Park with my brother Ken. Later playing for Montague and North Fenham Boys Club under Dicky Almond (Big Dick). Some games later for West End Boys club. Rokeby and Blakelaw Social Club.

Earlier memories of playing around the streets, sledging in the snow and playing around in the old air raid shelters on Stamfordham Road.

Dad (Mr Lydon) used to play the bagpipes in the garden and in the street.

A memory shared by Michael Lydon , on Jan 12th, 2012.

Comments & feedback

Add your comment

You must be signed-in to your Frith account to post a comment.

or Register now

Tips & Ideas

Not sure what to write? It's easy - just think of an important place in your life and ask yourself:

  • How does it feature in your personal history?
  • What are your best memories of this place?
  • How has it changed over the years?
  • How does it feel, seeing these places again?
  • Do you remember stories about the community, its history & people?

Also Remembered This Week

Some of the places you've shared memories of this week:

...and hundreds more! Enjoy browsing more recent contributions now.