A nice shot of Enfield Town Station, at the side of the station was the engine shed. I started work at for British Railways Enfield Town as an engine cleaner in 1953 and later became a fireman. We worked the steam trains from Enfield to Liverpool Street using type N7 0-6-2 Tank engines. Your photograph shows the station just the same as it was in 1953 and looking at it brings back memories.
I worked as a carpenter on the construction of the Civic Centre for Allen Fairhead &Sons whose H.Q. was in Enfield Town just down the road from Lyons Corner House opposite the gas company. I got married during this period and was working seven days a week as I needed the cash, I cleared seventeen pound a week! ...Read full memory
My parents Phyllis Bramley of Falmer Road and William Davis of 1st Avenue Bush Hill Park were married in St. Andrew's Church in the 1930s and both I and my sisters were Christened in St. Andrew's Church in the late 30s and early 40s. My parents, once married, purchased a house in Hillside Crescent, close to Hilly Fields ...Read full memory