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Memories of Borough Green

Borough Green. The War Years.

Hallo Marian/Miss/Mrs. Have discovered this website. I lived near the Station and next door but ond to the Cinerma from 1934 until the early 50, I was a contempory of Gerald Cloke and Tony Jessup. Both sadly long gone. I am still about at 80. Seeing the old photographs has bought back memories of many people. ...Read full memory

A memory of Borough Green by demayo

Borough Green. The War Years.

I am 80 and lived with my parents in Borough Green from 1934 to the early fifties. We lived between Station Approach and the Cinema. Dad had his office attached. It is now Chinese . After being shops and Wally's café Wally was Wally Wickens the milkman and my Uncle. The photos have conjured up names that ...Read full memory

A memory of Borough Green by demayo

The Coronation

In 1953 very few households had television. I remember going along to the Fourways cafe on Coronation Day with my parents so that we could watch the Coronation on the television. My sister was only 3 and I was 5. The cafe was run by Mr and Mrs King. My now step mother worked there as a cook. Years later the cafe became the ...Read full memory

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