I used the ferry to get to school in Southampton from 1961 to 1966.I well remember the shoals of Mullet which would gather at the stern of the Hotspur ferry when the boat was awaiting passengers. The river was so clear that the fish were a spectacle. I also remember the smells and sounds and warmth of the engine-room which the ...Read full memory
I remember the Anchor & hope very well, it was back in about 1973 when Dallas Bullen's father was the landlord, me and some mate's had been drinking in the public bar, and i left a brand new cardigan, that my mother had taken week's to knit,behind. Several week's went by before i remembered where i had left it, so i went ...Read full memory
Although I was born at 160 Langdown Road in 1956 (Peckham), my first memory is in 1961 when I first went to school. The neighbours I remember are the Knapp, McGill, Hosey, Black, West, Anzak, Flood, Dyer, Ham, Vaughan, Cooper, Broomfield, Smith and Cane.