Memories of East Ham


The best toast in the world was served by the two old ladies in the Town Hall swimming baths; then you'd come out and go in the library next door. Saturday mornings off to the shack at Brampton ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by Brett Jolly

Growing Up

I moved to Manor Park in 1948 aged 4 - my stepfather ran Chan's Restaurant. Memories - catching the 101 bus to Woolwich and spending all day going backwards and forwards on the Woolwich ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by Philip Chung

Fond Memories

I was born in Frinton Road, East Ham, in 1946. I went to Brampton Junior and EHGS before emigrating to Australia in 1960. I remember Brampton Park, the Dumps, Galleons Hotel (the ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by Rod Martin

Iris Jackson

Born in Upney Hospital in 1954. We lived in Davington Road, and later in Halibutt Street. I went to Dorothey Barley and Erkenwald School, as did my sister Jenny and brother Joe. In the ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by Iris Cardy

Central Park Road

I lived at 350 CentralPark Road with my grandparents.Aunt and uncle and cousin in the fifties/early sixties...I went to Central Park secondary school and remember well East Ham ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by barry508


Born in Ilford 1947 I lived just a few yards from Barking Park. I spent a lot of happy times there in the outdoor swimming pool, running around the field, riding on the little train, ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham

East Ham 1943 To 1971

I moved to East Ham as a nipper in 1943 and lived in Bartle Avenue. During the war I contracted diphtheria and spent eight weeks in an isolation hospital somewhere in Woodford. ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham

Visits To Brick Lane

Further to my other memories. I have just found a picture of My Father & I having just returned from Brick Lane. Everyone knows Petticoat Lane by Aldgate East Station. My Dad ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by George Davidge

Visiting My Nan And Grandad

I remember as a young girl going to visit my grandparents house in Monega Road, Manor Park.  They lived in a three-up, two-down with a funny type coal shed under the ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by Jenny Watts

Barking Road, C1965

The photograph on Barking Road c1965 brought back some childhood memories. I was born in Dukes Court in 1955. I can remember the shops in the photo, the Fish & Chip shop, Johns the ...Read full memory

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