Memories of Eltham

Ann Diamond My Mum

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

A memory of Eltham by Debbie Richards

First 17 Years Of My Life From Birth [1943]

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

A memory of Eltham by Ann Randerson

Abc Eltham High Street.

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Eltham

Happy Days Growing In Up In Eltham

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 ...Read full memory

Born In Eltham

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 ...Read full memory

Transport

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.

A memory of Eltham by Mary Donnachie

Wellhall Road In The 1960s And 1970s

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

A memory of Eltham by Alan Marks

I Grew Up In Eltham

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

A memory of Eltham by Eve (June) Knox

Corset Shop

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

Footscray Road

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

A memory of Eltham by Ronald Knowles

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