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 ...Read full memory
From 1950 to about 1956 (was 5_11 yrs old) lived at 149 Footscray Rd which was a converted coach house very near the TA drill hall. Often kept awake by the rifle practice. House now demolished and replaced by little close of ...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 ...Read full memory
My mum is from Eltham, Ann Diamond, born 1935. Her dad, Frank Diamond was one of 11 and his mum, my great nan, lived till she was nearly 100, in the same house I believe. I was the 89th grand-child, so no doubt there are a ...Read full memory
This photo was taken at the time I was at Shooter's Hill GS and my stepfather was stationed here as it was the HQ for the RAEC (Royal Army Education Corps). As officer's family we occasionally visited the Palace, which had then ...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 ...Read full memory
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 ...Read full memory
Has anyone any memory of the above - did you work in a corset shop (or own) or the corset department of a store? What was your relationship with your customers and what was their relationship with their foundation wear? Did mums ...Read full memory
Just wanted to say that I love your website. I moved to Canada last year from Windsor, Berkshire but my grandfather Fred Tutt lived in Eltham for many years (owned a fishmongers). He was there along with his sister Barbara ...Read full memory
I remember the Pleasauce well. I used to like going through the steppin stones. Further over there was a section which went a bit underground, it was all a big adventure for a child. We sometimes watched shows on the bandstand . Those were the days .
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