I was born at 38 James Street, Barking on Christmas day 1965 (25/12/65.) My father was called Barrie Cook, and my mother Maggie Cook (Neè: Coe). I am very interested in finding photos of ...Read full memory
What a place! If you're not born here, run for the hills! But I love it, I still see faces of long ago that do too, or why didn't we move away a long time ago!! My mum and ...Read full memory
I was born at 16 Roding Avene, the prefabs right next to the River Roding. Across the main London Road was Delayneys, also the Masters Match factory with its tall chimmney. I remember seeing ...Read full memory
I used to live with my dad in the mid 70's at 210 b Ripple Rd. Ii used to be terrified of a fair haired girl who seemed to wait for me on the landing just below the top flat where we lived, she wore victorian clothes, I felt her often in my bedroom too! Francine Hodges, nee Solomons.
I was born in Upney hospital in 1954, lived in Barking in Esex in St Aldrey Street, attended Ripple Middle School, loved going to Barking Park as a kid, we moved to Australia in 1966.
I remember the old Barking Station and loving the smell of the steam trains; standing on the bridge and watching the train from (Tilbury or Southend?) disappearing in a cloud of steam. ...Read full memory
i remeber one night walking from keith road over to the harrow pub to get some fags for me mum cos me dad was compere at most of the pubs around barking and as i walked past eatsbury house i saw ...Read full memory
I remember the shops in Barking very well when I was a child. One of my favourite shops was Bullies the Jewellers, you couldn't miss it because it had a great big clock flush with ...Read full memory
My husband and I were married at St Margaret's Church in January 1970, we were married by the REV ROXBOUGH, he was a very gentle man and he and his wife ...Read full memory
I have many happy memories of Barking Park in the 1950s; the lake with the paddle boats; the swimming pool where my school summer holidays were spent relaxing in the sunshine; the carnival ...Read full memory
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