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
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
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
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
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
I left East Ham behind around 1983 for Essex, my mother and father told me we were moving because East Ham was changing, becoming dirty and run down, I was ...Read full memory
I was born in what used to be the Aldersbrook Maternity Home and lived in Shakespeare Crescent, Manor Park until my parents moved in 1983 to a flat in Aldersbrook which had ...Read full memory
My dad was in the army and we left Nairobi in Kenya and went to live at the TA Centre on Vicarage Lane in East Ham. I went to Burges Manor School for girls and next door was ...Read full memory
My mum and dad owned the Lonsdale off-licence during the 1960s and 1970s. I went to Brampton Manor, a few teachers stick in my memory but Dr Groom has to be the world's best physics teacher. ...Read full memory
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
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