Memories of Eltham


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

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

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

Happy Memories

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

A memory of Eltham by Pauline Preece

My 18th Birthday.

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

A memory of Eltham by Dylan Rivis


My nan lived at 11 Basket Gardens, which was near the pleasaunce, and she would take us there when we visited her. It was a wonderful place, my favourite being the stepping stones which led through a small stream, My school, the ...Read full memory

A memory of Eltham by Jill Parish

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