Brentwood, Warley Barracks 1897

Memories of Brentwood

Fond Memories

I remember St Faith's hospital very well. I was the Head Porter there for a number of years until it was closed down. I met my wife there. She was a catering assistant. We were engaged with two other couples in the social ...Read full memory

A memory of Brentwood by John Dale

A Cup Of Bovril And A Bag Of Crisps After A Swim!

I used to go to Brentwood swimming pool with my school St Martin's for girls and can remember going when it reopened for the new year - easter and it was absolutely freezing! I was not much of ...Read full memory

Poplars 3

I believe I was sent to Brentwood following a stay in Hither Green Fever Hospital with whooping cough. I seem to have been in a ward named Poplars 3. I have two very strong memories of that stay. I was 5 years old. First, I was ...Read full memory

A memory of Brentwood by Beryl Padgham

Family Drinks

I used to live near this lovely pub which had a gorgeous garden. I was only a little girl when I used to come here with my Grandad and he had his whisky while I had my orangeade and a packet of Smith's crisps with the little ...Read full memory

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