Memories of East Ham

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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

The Telegraph Pub, 12 Plaistow Road

My G G Grandfather ran this pub. I have been looking for a photo of it does anyone have one they could let me have a copy of please. If you do could you e-mail it to Thanks

A memory of East Ham by familytree56

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

The Station The Cinemas

I was born in Manor Park in 1937 but spent a lot of time in East Ham as my mother was a keen cinema-goer.  The Granada in Barking Road used to have a four hour programme with two films and an hour long stage show.  I recall seeing rock singer Charlie Gracie there.  Remember the song 'Fabulous'? ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by David Bolton

T A Centre Vicarage Lane

My dad was in the army and we left Nairobi in Kenya and went to live at the TA Centre on Vicarage Lane in East Ham. I went to Burges Manor School for girls and next door was Thomas Lethaby the School for boys. One of my memories is going up to the Royal Albert Docks and going across on the ferry to Woolwich, or ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by Grace Brown

Strone Road

Have many great memories of living in Strone Road in particular the stories my dad told me how little steve marriott (Small Faces) used to sit on his Knee and play his guitar. Also had many friends like Maureen Bridgen who I think lived in Essex road, would be nice if any one has knowledge of where she is today.

A memory of East Ham by springclose3

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

Life In Beckton East Ham

I was born in Beckton in the house I spent the first 17 years of my life in. It was a small community between the Royal Albert Docks and the Beckton Gas works. My mum was born there, we went to Winsor school, different building but same sight. Great childhood in the days when we knew all our neighbours and could ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by d.guyton

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