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 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