Memories of East Ham

Growing Up In East Ham

My family moved to East Ham from Mile End. We lived on White Horse Road, and I attend Brampton Manor. My brother and sister attended other schools. We used to to the reck ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham

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

The Telegraph Pub, 12 Plaistow Road

My G G Grandfather ran this pub. I have been looking for a photo of it does anyone have one they could let me have a copy of please. If you do could you e-mail it to Thanks

A memory of East Ham by familytree56

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

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 teacher. ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by Brett Jolly

East Ham In The 1960s

In February 1963, when I was six and a half, my parents bought their first house, in Thorpe Road, East Ham. It was and had been a very cold winter, and when we moved in we had ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by Jackie Craig

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

East Ham From 1958

I was born and raised in East Ham and was very proud of it.  We lived in Friars Road off the Barking Road and moved to Lincoln Road off High Street North.  The postcards ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by Rosemarie Lee

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, where ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by Derek Burg

Plaistow In The 1940s & 50s

I was born in Sutton Road, Plaistow (Plaster to us locals) in 1944 and from the age of 4 I was free to roam. Things were different then! Barking Road for all the shops, and ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by George Davidge

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