I was born in Sutton Road, Plaistow (Plaster to us locals) in 1944 and from the age of 4 I was free to roam. Things were different then! Barking Road for all the shops, and the pubs. Rathbone Street market on a ...Read full memory
We used to live in Sherrard Road and I attended Monega Road School. I remember some real pea soupers where I'd walk to school by following the walls of the houses as I went along. Otherwise couldn't see more ...Read full memory
My parents owned the Horseshoe Cafe, 146 Barking Road, and we lived in the apartment above. Next door on the corner was a bakery and next door on the other side was a 'removal' company. I also ...Read full memory
Can anyone remember Coronation Day in Stokes Road? It's so clear in my mind but I have only one photo. We had a long table in the street . My sister was dressed as a Dutch girl and the boy next door called Lenny Moss was a jockey ...Read full memory
I am unable to say which street party this was for, either VJ or VE. Photo taken at Brampton Road. East Ham .E.6 London. My parents and Brother are featured, my brother being in Army uniform. My cousin Audrey and I are at the ...Read full memory
Further to my other memories. I have just found a picture of My Father & I having just returned from Brick Lane. Everyone knows Petticoat Lane by Aldgate East Station. My Dad avoided it because he thought it sold mostly ...Read full memory
My mum Jane Deal was born in West Ham on the 7thJune 1926 and later moved to East Ham 185 Central Park Road on the corner with Ladysmith Avenue. She lived there with her parents Jane and Arthur Deal. and her brothers Arthur ...Read full memory
Being born in Boundary Road, listening to the yells from West ham on a Saturday, the old Co op butchers and grocery shop, Brampton school/ park, the bakers, the milkman with a horse, playing in the street, calling ...Read full memory
My mum and dad owned the Lonsdale off-licence during the 1960s and 1970s. I went to Brampton Manor, a few teachers stick in my memory but Dr Groom has to be the world's best physics teacher. I remember bunking off, walking over the ...Read full memory
Born in East Ham in 1943. We are 4 sisters. Favourite place was Central Park after school each day. Playing rounders or on the swings with the Parkie blowing his whistle after 10 mins to get off for the next lot to get on. Sunday ...Read full memory
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