Ilford, The High Road And Old Houses c.1965
Memories of Ilford
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
I was born in Ilford in 1961, in Stanley Road, opposite the cemetery of St Mary the Virgin! I remember well shopping trips 'Up Ilford' with Mum or Dad as a child. I remember too, going into C&A for clothes, and visiting the Clarkes ...Read full memory
The former Ron Pakeham (spelling?) owned one of the stores in Pioneer Market and sub-let half (and eventually all) that store to Redbridge Photographic, where I worked some evenings and Saturdays ...Read full memory
I was a young child with my Mother and sibling stranded at Romford Station on the night Harrison - Gibson burned down, after a visit to GrandMa because the power had also been turned off to the overhead power lines ...Read full memory
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