Ickenham, Swakeleys House c.1965
Memories of Ickenham
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
..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
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
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
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