Leytonstone, Whipps Cross, West Ham Infirmary 1904
Memories of Leytonstone
Bearmans was the big department store, the site which is now occupied by the Coop or Leo's. I remember the toy department at Christmas was fantastic with an enormous model train layout in the centre of the floor which would take ...Read full memory
I lived in Cobden Road behind the fire station and went to school first at Mayville Road and my first teacher's name was Mrs Frith? Then I was transfered to Davies Lane because I lived on the wrong side of the high street. ...Read full memory
We used to have lovely picnics, mum took sandwiches and some pop in a bottle, a towel and a flannel to wipe dirty hands and faces. We spend all day paddling and catching minnows with our net. My brother Tom always used to send a model boat out and they usually got stuck or sunk by a wave !
I was born in Walthamstow in 1952 and moved to Drayton Road in Leytonstone in 1953. We lived there for 10 years and my brother and sisters were born there. I went to Goerge Tomlinson School from 1957 to 1963, ...Read full memory
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