Ickenham, St Giles' Church c.1965

Ickenham, St Giles' Church c.1965

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Memories of Ickenham

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

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

Pelican Cafe

I worked at the Bakery for about two years, this was my second job after leaving school, which was the Bishop Ramsey Church of England School which opened in 1980 taking over Ruislip Manor and St Martins C.O.E school that was in ...Read full memory

A memory of Ickenham by Wayne Barrett

The Pelican Restaurant

We lived in a charming little bungalow in, I think it was called, Parkfield Avenue, a little cul-de-sac with a footpath that led to a golf course. Going out of the cul-de-sac the other way and then going right towards ...Read full memory

A memory of Ickenham by Clare Wiseman

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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.