Memories of Barking

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

Roding Avenue Barking.

I remember Roding Avenue (No.33) with very fond memories. Those names you have mentioned are still floating about in my brain! I remember the Coronation celebration party well; I ...Read full memory

A memory of Barking by Robert Wendrop

Man Hung

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

A memory of Barking by Bob Warren

Hearts Lane, Barking

My Nan, was Mrs Ring, we used to stay with her in her house in Hearts Lane opposite the Asbestos Co , next to the Thames Plywood Co (where I worked a few years later). Nan's house ...Read full memory

A memory of Barking by Terence Flood

Saturday Morning Pictures

I remember going to the pictures on a Saturday and watching 'Old Mother Riley', also going to Timothy Whites and buying a Christmas present for my mum in there.

A memory of Barking by Janet Payne

1949 1966

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

A memory of Barking by Yvonne Tilbury

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

Barking And St Margaret's Church From 1970's

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

A memory of Barking

The Good Old Days

I so remember Barking like this. I wasn't born until '59 but it still looked a lot like this picture. I often wonder how it changed so much. It's not at all how I remember it now. I go back to see family occasionally, but since my mum died, it's not the same. Sad but true...

A memory of Barking by Kathy Lewis

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

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