I lived at 27 Kingsholm Gardens in Eltham from 1961. I have nothing but great memories of growing up in Eltham until we left around 1971. At 5 years old, running to Glovers or Wally's close to Brisset Park to pick up cigarettes for my mum at Mr Glovers (they sold them in fives and tens back then) or buying potatoes at ...Read full memory
I Was born in Eltham in 1942 at PrinceJohn road off of Eltham hill, went to school at Raper street off of Eltham high street, My name is Barry Davison (twin) I really did love my child hood it was great to be born there and live there, my second school Was Haimo at west horn avenue and then brisset road, when I was 7 years old the ...Read full memory
That must be a No 132 bus pulling away from the bustop. Used that frequently. Corner shop used to be an Express Dairy where you could have a cup of tea.
I grew up in Eltham but one of my fondest memories was being a member of the backstage team at Eltham Little Theatre. We had a lot of fun backstage especially during the Pantomime season! I also spent a lot of my childhood at Eltham Baths showing off my diving prowess to my patient parents! My maiden name was Maggs. Happy days
I Was born in Eltham in 1942 at PrinceJohn road off of Eltham hill, went to school at Raper street off of Eltham high street, My name is Barry Davison (twin) I really did love my child hood it was great to be born there and live there, my second school Was Haimo at west horn avenue and then brisset road, when I ...Read full memory
My family moved to Eltham about 1954/5 and I lived there until about 1966. I attended Middle Park Primary School and later the Gordon School. We lived next door to Working Mens Club on Eltham Hill just down from the Swimming Baths. Have lots of memories of my childhood there. I did a paper round before school and ...Read full memory
I remember visiting my Aunty Pat and all my cousins, they lived at the top of Wellhall Road just down from the old pictures opposite them. She had lots of girls, some blond, and one son, David or Michael I think, their dad was a Scotsman. My mum was Sheila Gillespie, she was born in that house and all her ...Read full memory
I saw Dr. Who and the Daleks, in the Summer of 1965 at the ABC (or 'The Picture Palace' as my father called it). I was about 10 years of age. The movie poster showing on the cinema, the support movie anyway, in your photo is Bikini Beach (1964). The picture looks like taken on a summers day, sun shining, clear day, people dressed in summer clothing. Many memories of Eltham.
I was brought up in Eltham and lived at no 30 High St where my Mother & Father had a bicycle & sports shop.Everyday I would go across the road to the swimming baths, and at that time there was the vicarage on the opposite corner of Sherrard Road, next to the vicarage gardens was Carter Pattersons who ...Read full memory
I have great memories of my time in Eltham went to Deansfield Primary School and then on to the Gordon School from 1958 to 1962, when for a short while I was captain of the school boxing team, albeit I think there were only two of us in the team. The early part of my childhood was spent living in a prefab in Southend Cres, then we moved ...Read full memory
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