Croydon, St John's Church 1890
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 ...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 ...Read full memory