Memories of East Ham

Barking Road, C1965

The photograph on Barking Road c1965 brought back some childhood memories. I was born in Dukes Court in 1955. I can remember the shops in the photo, the Fish & Chip shop, Johns the Greengrocer's, Walkers, Aflecks, the Dry Cleaners on the corner. Before the Fish & Chip shop was Pat & Ken's (Eagle sewing machines), ...Read full memory

Iris Jackson

Born in Upney Hospital in 1954. We lived in Davington Road, and later in Halibutt Street. I went to Dorothey Barley and Erkenwald School, as did my sister Jenny and brother Joe. In the early 70's I worked in Stanley Morris hairdressers in Barking, a very (at that time) fashionable salon and very busy, and I worked with a great ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by Iris Cardy

Sheila Swinhoe

does anyone know Sheila swinhoe who moved to barking road east ham in the 1950s her mother was called daisy and her fathers name was james she moved from sunderland with them all those years ago if she remembers me Charlie winter I would like to hear from her

A memory of East Ham by philip.winter

Back To Real Life

I was born at 138 Burgess Road in East Ham and remember a shop on the corner I used to frequent before school, Ottaways or something like like. I used to get 1 old pence to spend on sweets, either 8 black jacks or 8 fruit salads. I went to Altmore School and then onto Lathom before moving, as a lot of East End folk to ...Read full memory

Growing Up

I was born in Stepney and grew up in Hatherley Gardens. Fond memories of Brampton Junior School and especially Miss Aylward and Mr Price. Went on to the Grammar School and spent lunch wandering up and down the high street with a bag of chips bought for a shilling, l think. I remember the shops in the Barking Road, especially ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham

Keppel Road

I grew up in Kepple Road at no 22, opposite the little flats between 1962/83. I went to Altmore/Napier-Nelson/EHGS/Langdon schools. I recall the High Street and I worked on the seafood stall outside the Cock for Pete. I remember the Wimpey bar long before Mcdonalds, and Atkinsons the motor bike shop, and chucking water bombs ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by Russell Oliver

Growing Up In East Ham

We moved to East Ham from Bow when I was about 3 years old. I lived in Clements Road  there was Mum and Dad, Nan and Grandad and my brother. I went to Lathom School, where I met my first love. I also remember Mr Cordwell and Miss Gardener, teachers at Lathom, popular rumours were they were cousins, I also seem to ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by Derek Burg

Notting Hill. London W.11 [ Originally Notting Dale ]

I was born in 1944 in Great Haywood, Staffordshire, but grew up in Notting Hill. I lived in a prefab in Lancaster Road, W.11. My childhood was full of happy memories and although, as with everyone else around, food and money was scarce, I was lucky enough to be able to enjoy playing outside ...Read full memory

Visiting My Nan And Grandad

I remember as a young girl going to visit my grandparents house in Monega Road, Manor Park.  They lived in a three-up, two-down with a funny type coal shed under the stairs! I can remember walking down the tree-lined street with my grandad, I must have been about 3 or 4 and he knew everyone he saw in the ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by Jenny Watts

Central Park Road

I lived at 350 CentralPark Road with my grandparents.Aunt and uncle and cousin in the fifties/early sixties...I went to Central Park secondary school and remember well East Ham Granada...and saturday morning Pictures..There was a small shop in Katherine Road by The prince of wales pub where we could get a penny drink and a ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by barry508

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