Memories of Eltham

Wellhall Road In The 1960s And 1970s

I remember visiting my Aunty Pat and all my cousins, they lived at the top of Wellhall Road just down from the old pictures opposite them. She had lots of girls, ...Read full memory

A memory of Eltham by Alan Marks

The Bicycle Shop

Mr and Mrs Noble must have been your father and mother. My mother, Mrs Clare, had known Mrs Noble from childhood and then lived in Kingsground, just down the hill. She weekly went in ...Read full memory

A memory of Eltham by Dorothy Brooks

The Palace

Until I was 10 years old we lived in Kingsground. From a rear window, one looked across "the bull's field" to the palace. I LOVE it!! At Eltham C of E Primary School we were educated in ...Read full memory

A memory of Eltham by Dorothy Brooks

First 17 Years Of My Life From Birth [1943]

I was brought up in Eltham and lived at no 30 High St where my Mother & Father had a bicycle & sports shop.Everyday I would go across the road to the swimming ...Read full memory

A memory of Eltham by Ann Randerson

Ann Diamond My Mum

My mum is from Eltham, Ann Diamond, born 1935. Her dad, Frank Diamond was one of 11 and his mum, my great nan, lived till she was nearly 100, in the same house I believe. I was the ...Read full memory

A memory of Eltham by Debbie Richards

Dancing At Eltham Baths In The Winter

I often used to go dancing at Eltham Swimming Baths in the winter with my boyfriend, Frank Fellows, who I later married in 1954. I remember the bandleader Ted Heath ...Read full memory

A memory of Eltham by Sylvia Fellows


Lived in Gavestone Crescent prefab, school Horn Park, when prefab knocked down in 1968 moved to Strongbow Crescent in the top block of flats, enjoyed Eltham, its pubs, and close location to rail ...Read full memory

A memory of Eltham by Larry Garrett

The Palace

As a child we lived in the Vista and our back garden ran alongside the cow fields, my friends and I would go across the farm to get into the palace grounds. There was a swimming pool that had ...Read full memory

A memory of Eltham by Jill Parish

Brian Tutt

This should be of interest, I hope. I attended Roper Street C of E Primary School from 1944 to1947, Head teacher, Mr Hatt and class teacher Miss Sexton. Brian Tutt was in this class. Sadly he ...Read full memory

A memory of Eltham by Dorothy Brooks

Growing Up In Eltham

I lived at 6 Eltham High Street, my dad ran the off licence there.  Every morning before school or the shop opened he would take me to the swimming baths. I went to Roper ...Read full memory

A memory of Eltham by Julie Bateson

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