Memories of Barking

Shops In Barking

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

The Huts

Does anyone remember the huts in Thames Road, Barking.

A memory of Barking by Theresa Reid

Faircross

I was born in Barking Hospital in 1967 but my family moved into Upney House at Faircross in 1953 I believe, this may have been when these were first built. I have lots of memories of ...Read full memory

Dancing School Joyce Williams

Hi I was Maxine walker back then I used to go to joyce williams school of dance I started when I was 6 till 13 yrs as we moved we used to have the working men's club in ...Read full memory

A memory of Barking by goldilockaxine

Upney Lane

I was born in the Cottage Hospital in Upney Lane in 1950 and lived in Beccles Drive (Glenny Estate) until I married in 1976. My grandparents lived at 26 Upney Lane, next door to Mr and Mrs ...Read full memory

A memory of Barking by Susan Mitchell

Gascoigne Road

I was born in Gascoigne Road in 1946, right opposite the school, 2 doors from Molly's sweet shop. My sisters Brenda and Betty along with our parents Rose and Arthur Cox. I have wonderful ...Read full memory

Steam

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

A memory of Barking by Susan Mitchell

Barking Station 1960 1966

As a school-boy I had a job working for W.H.Smith at Barking Station. I started when I was twelve on a paper round, but after a short while the shop manager, Albert Hedges, ...Read full memory

A memory of Barking by Joss Ollett

The Capitol Cinema

I used to look forward to the weekend so I could pay my 'tanner' and go to the Saturday morning pictures at the Capitol (now Marks & Spencer I believe). I was born and raised in ...Read full memory

A memory of Barking by Peter Hutt

Rosebank Caravan Park Clacton

Does anyone remember rosebank caravan park on the london rd going into Clacton ? (little Clacton I believe) the robin hood pub was close by and right next to the caravan ...Read full memory

A memory of Barking by Kevin Edwards

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