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Memories of East Ham

T A Centre Vicarage Lane

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by Grace Brown

Growing Up In East Ham

We moved to East Ham from Bow when I was about 3 years old. I lived in Clements Road  there was Mum and Dad, Nan and Grandad and my brother. I went to Lathom School, ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by Derek Burg


I always think of East Ham at Christmas, going to the Co-op to see Father Christmas, it seemed like magic how they did it. Then when older I remember my dad sat down our shed at 61 Stokes ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by Pamela Mather

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham

Precious Memories

My mum Jane Deal was born in West Ham on the 7thJune 1926 and later moved to East Ham 185 Central Park Road on the corner with Ladysmith Avenue. She lived there with her parents ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by Gillian Barnes

The Dumps

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by Brett Jolly

Roman Road School

I was at Roman Rd School in East Ham in 1967/68 where my father Reg H Hill (born in Tyrone Rd in 1926) was my teacher and also the school's Deputy Head. I am now semi-retired, ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by Jeremy Hill

East Ham Technical College 1963 1966

This picture takes me back a long way. I was a student at this college from Sept 1963 to July 1966. I lived in East Ham at the time so I could easily walk to it ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by Colin Wood

Up The Hammers

My grandfather, John Williams, lived in a victorian terraced house in Seymour Road with his parents and four brothers. The house was knocked down and replaced with the large block of ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by Julian Hight

Notting Hill. London W.11 [ Originally Notting Dale ]

I was born in 1944 in Great Haywood, Staffordshire, but grew up in Notting Hill. I lived in a prefab in Lancaster Road, W.11. My childhood was full ...Read full memory

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