Croydon, Davis Theatre, High Street c.1955
Memories of Croydon, Davis Theatre, High Street c1955
My mum worked as a telephonist at the Davis Theatre, probably in the 1960s, and I used to go and meet her there. I remember watching 'Giselle' performed by Galina Ulonova and Nikelei Fediachev (sp?) of the Bolshoi Ballet. I think it was on stage but it could have been a movie. I also met Eileen Joyce the pianist and Mum came home one day with a signed copy of her book which I still have.
Memories of Croydon
I was born in Croydon in 1954 and lived in Addiscombe all my life. I went to Woodside School and also Ashburton Secondary Modern in Shirley Road. Both Addiscombe and Croydon have changed so much. I remember Kennards, C&A and Debenhams and when buses ran through Croydon town centre.
James and Maria James lived here 1842
I worked in British Home Stores way back from 1959 to 1966, in those days it was at the top of Church Street. I was a supervisor in the clothing department and our manager was Mr Denson, he employed a retired manager to work there for about three months to train me, his name was Mr Morse, he was very tough and precise ...Read full memory
Does anyone remember Broomfields Bakeries? They had several shops during the1930`s through to the 1950`s. My mum used to work in one shop in Croydon near the flyover and not far from Fairfield Halls, she bought the lovely bread home from there. There was another shop in Mayo Road also London Road, there were several others ...Read full memory