Memories of East Ham


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

Bonny Downs And Vicarage Lane Playing Fields

I was born on Vicarage lane in 1947, moved to a flat on Charlemonte Road then onto St Albans Ave. I remember Bonny Downs and all the friends we had as ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by fscfiresafety

Does Anyone Remember.....

I haven't been on this site for a's soooo interesting! Does anyone know Pat Williams (sister of Irene and Jimmy) who lived on McCauley Rd? Or Valerie Bricknell, or ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by Helga Hurban


Can anyone remember the smelly old factories? I think there was one one where the fire station is now, also there was some sort of works on the Becton bypass where I was lead to believe from my ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by Pamela Mather

Hammer Of The Year Dance

At the end of the 1972/1973 football season, and at the age of 17, I went for the first (and only) time to the annual Hammer of the Year dance at East Ham town Hall organised ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by Ann Martin


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

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 was ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by Grace Brown

1970's And 1980's East Ham Memories

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

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

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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