Memories of Grays

Grays High Street

I remember the High St and Joys (or Joyces) on the corner - I remember in the shop they had little money boxes that ran on wires to a cashier! Very old fashioned store with little drawers with stockings and other things in I ...Read full memory

A memory of Grays by Diane Brooks

Memories Of Grays

Hello, my name is John Ryan and I was resident at Grays during the fifties - I was in partnership with a long-standing schoolfriend of mine (Billy Watts). We ran the Reliance Taxis for a few years, which was situated in a lane ...Read full memory

A memory of Grays by John Ryan

Old Days In New Road Grays

I live down in New Zealand now but I have seen all the comments etc about old grays as I said all the com I have lived in all those people even down the Exmouth swimming pool and mesons lane I lived there when ...Read full memory

A memory of Grays by Ivan Lane

St. John Ambulance Brigade, First Aid Post,

The St. John Ambulance Brigade of Grays Thurrock had three wooden first aid posts that they manned over bank holidays and summer weekends which were along what was the main road from East End of London ...Read full memory

A memory of Grays by Albert Wm Gosnall

Grays At Its Best

I remember with great fondness old Grays. I was born in the back bedroom of 191 London Road, Grays. My mother and father lived with my mum's mum and dad, also my brother Ronald was born there 7 years before that. London Road ...Read full memory

A memory of Grays by Valerie Bailey

Orsett Road .. Fire Station And Jack Going !

What a difficult thing it is to write down all you want to! So much in our memories ... I am the curator of the Essex Fire Museum which is based at Grays fire station in Hogg Lane. I was born in Grays in ...Read full memory

A memory of Grays by Roger Pickett

My Mum. Grays, Essex.

My mum's family came from Elm Road and my grandad (nickname "Ocker" Salmon) was (I believe) fairly well known, as he had a greengrocery round that he did by horse and cart, then I believe he had a greengrocer shop round the ...Read full memory

A memory of Grays

Paines Grays High Street

I remember the shop very well,I went out with a girl who worked there.Her name was Rosalie.I worked at Gorstens the butchers my father was the manager.

A memory of Grays by Harry Hart

My New Friends

thank you first to Francis Frith for finding my new people from Grays . I am getting some trouble getting replies to my ?? AND your messages so I am giving my E - Mail address ...Read full memory

A memory of Grays by Ivan Lane

50s 60s Memories

I was born at 13 Alma Place (up the small alley from Argent Street) in 1952, moving to number 6 when I was 5. When I was 9 we moved to Sherfield Road, where I lived until 1970 when we finally moved to Shipston-on-Stour, ...Read full memory

A memory of Grays by Robert Wildish

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