Ickenham, St Giles' Church c.1965

Ickenham, St Giles' Church c.1965

Neg. I59001

Memories of Ickenham

St Giles Church.

We moved to Ickenham in early 1960s and attended the parish church of St Giles. It is a very old church, once belonging to the estate of Swakeleys House, and is on the corner of a very busy T junction, but when inside it is ...Read full memory

A memory of Ickenham by Heather Holden

Shopping At Hamers

I moved to St Giles Avenue with my parents in 1948 when I was 15 years old.  Before this group of shops was built, there was a little hut run by Mr Hamer and I remember my dad buying his cigarettes and newspapers there. ...Read full memory

A memory of Ickenham by Lorna Jennings

12 Glebe Avenue Kolordek

This picture is just too small to see if my parents' shop - Kolordek - is illustrated in the row. We moved away around 66/67. Vaiseys had the grocers next door - I was friends with their daughter, and the grocer's ...Read full memory

Glebe Avenue Parade Of Shops

..or 1959 to 1964 The other grocers on that parade may have been the DeHond family, I think that they originated in Belgium? A very pleasant, kindly, hardworking family. I used to help out by driving their ...Read full memory

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History

Ickenham has retained a pleasant village atmosphere, despite some unfortunate modern building. The parish church dates back to the 14th century, with 16th-century additions from when the simple old building was enlarged.

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