Ilford, Ilford Lane, The Market 1948

Ilford, Ilford Lane, The Market 1948

Neg. I34002

Memories of Ilford

Memories Of Growing Up In Gantshill

I have so many memories of this place. I was born in Martley Drive, 1947, my grandparents originally bought the house back in the 1920s when they moved from Bethnal Green. It was a good place to live, I went ...Read full memory

A memory of Ilford by Barbara Budd

Wartime Pantomime At The Ilford Hippodrome

The Pantomime Cinderella was performed at the Ilford Hippodrome from Dec 28th 1942 – Jan 4th 1943. When the pony hauling Cinderella’s coach stopped on the stage it went and dropped a load of poo - the ...Read full memory

A memory of Ilford by Edward Lawrence

Memories Rose & Crown Pub Ilford

I lived opposite the Rose & Crown pub in the old 3 storey victorian houses, they were demolished years ago but I clearly remember looking out of my bedroom window at chucking out time and laughing at the 'drunk' ...Read full memory

A memory of Ilford

Harrison Gibson Fire

I remember the H-G fire well. I was sixteen at the time and was on my way home from evening classes at the South West Essex Tech, as it was called in those days, in Longbridge Road Barking. As soon as I left the college on ...Read full memory

A memory of Ilford

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