Memories of Brentwood

Highwood Hospital

Highwood Hospital, Brentwood TB hospital for children and teenagers. I was there aged 14 just, in 1953 to 1954, 13 months in all. Apart from the treatment we had a good time. ...Read full memory

A memory of Brentwood by Paul Filler

Pilgrims Hatch/Childhood.

I was born in London in 1937 and moved to Days Lane, Pilgrims Hatch in that year,so all my childhood years were spent around the Pilgrims Hatch area. Dad was always sharp of ...Read full memory

A memory of Brentwood by Brian Taylor

I Remember This As St Faith's Hospital For Epileptics

i remember this not as brentwood hackney schools but as st faith's hospital for women and children with epilepsy and other mental disorders. my ...Read full memory

18 Months In Highwood

I spent 18 months in Highwood from April 1951 - November 1952 and would love to hear from anyone who was there at the same time. I remember a ward orderly called Mrs Brown on ...Read full memory

A memory of Brentwood by Peter Summers

Highwood Hospital

I was in Highwood Hospital at Brentwood from September 1954 until December 1955. I made a lot of friends there and have some very happy memories. I was on Rowans 1 and 2 Ward and would love to hear from anyone who was there at that time.

A memory of Brentwood

Highwood Hospital. Ingrave Rd. Brentwood. Essex.

I was in a hospital called Highwood Hospital, in Ingrave Road. It was for children who had TB. I remember lots of friends there, the girls were separated ...Read full memory

A memory of Brentwood by Joan Saville

Highwood Hospital

I spent nine months at Highwood Hospital  between May and December 1951. I celebrated my 12th birthday in Poplars 3, a girls' ward almost at the end of the drive. I remember so ...Read full memory

I Return To Brentwood

I have just returned from a visit to Brentwood after many years living overseas. It was sad to see the town hall is no longer in the High Street. The Odeon cinema has gone & ...Read full memory

Horsnell Family

My ancestor was John Horsnell, he was born in 1812 in Brentwood, Essex. I am looking for any relatives of John Horsnell. His parents may have been William and Mary. His father was ...Read full memory

Grandmother's Childhood Home

Probably more years than just 1910. My Grandmother Rose Smith (nee Holloway) grew up here. She was one of 10 children to John and Alice Holloway. She met my ...Read full memory

A memory of Brentwood by Zina Preston

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