Hi all. My name is Howard Matthams, son of Brian Matthams who lived at 165 Hardie Road Dagenham. He lived there with his sister Brenda May ...Read full memory
My parents moved to the Becontree Estate in about 1926 and we eventually settled in Hedgemans Road overlooking the field near Talbot Road. In those days the council used ...Read full memory
I lived in Coombes Road, Dagenham and started school in 1950 at Arnold Road infants school. I have fond memories of Mrs Owen who taught history at this school. In 1952 my family ...Read full memory
I was born in late August 1949 in Joan Gardens..a banjo off of Joan Road. Yes we lived on the big council estate but we didn't know. All I remember is the wonderful ...Read full memory
January 1977. The rain was almost horizontal that day, ice cold too, as I walked towards the hut at the delivery wharf of the Ford River Plant in Dagenham, Essex, I thought ...Read full memory
1966 onwards are my memories of this swimming pool, we had so much fun during our 6 week break from Triptons School my three brothers and I. In fact my brother Danny was a lifeguard or at least he thought he was. It would be fantastic to hear from anyone who remembers us. Maureen Hewitt
My parents and I lived in a prefab in Gale Street, Dagenham in 1953. I was only six but have vivid memories of the Coronation. My father managed to ...Read full memory
In the 1960's I worked for Telephone Cables Limited or TCL as it was known, laying underground cables all over the UK. As one of the drivers I regularly had to go to the works ...Read full memory
I learnt to swim in the pool with my school (Robert Clack) in September 1970. Our sports teacher, Mr George, used to tie ropes and pull you along....."Sink or swim", he ...Read full memory
Have only just found this site, but what memories it brings back. Dad moved to Hedgemans Road when he was about 6 and mum moved to Fanshawe Crescent when she was about 9. They ...Read full memory
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