Memories of Grays

Grays At Its Best

I remember with great fondness old Grays. I was born in the back bedroom of 191 London Road, Grays. My mother and father lived with my mum's mum and dad, also my brother Ronald was ...Read full memory

A memory of Grays by Valerie Bailey

Rowing And Swimming!

I can remember heading down to Grays Beach with a couple of friends after school in the mid 1960's and spending a few pennies for half an hour rowing on the boating lake. During the ...Read full memory

A memory of Grays

Your Dad Frank

I used to live in Lenthall Avenue I remember your dad giving driving lessons in 1958 in his Ford prefect.i passed first time . He taught me a great lesson trust your judgement when ...Read full memory

A memory of Grays by catspawsiamese

Green Door Cafe Or Bert''''S Cafe

Hi All, one of my memories of Grays old High Street was the café. Walking down the High Street toward the beach, on the left hand side was the cafe, it was called the Green ...Read full memory

A memory of Grays by John Fautley

My Mum. Grays, Essex.

My mum's family came from Elm Road and my grandad (nickname "Ocker" Salmon) was (I believe) fairly well known, as he had a greengrocery round that he did by horse and cart, then I ...Read full memory

A memory of Grays

Paines Grays High Street

I remember the shop very well,I went out with a girl who worked there.Her name was Rosalie.I worked at Gorstens the butchers my father was the manager.

A memory of Grays by Harry Hart

From Torells School

We used to leave Torell's school and hang on the bank at Hangman's woods overlooking Danehole's roundabout.

A memory of Grays by Harry Hart

Fond Memories Of A Time Gone By

I lived in Sherfield Rd from 1950-1960. I lived a few doors down from the Bridgers, the local haulage contractor, his daughter Beryl use to ride her horse at the head of ...Read full memory

A memory of Grays

Grays

I was born in Rectory rd in 1940.I went to East Thurrock primary school from 1944 until 1950 when I went to Torells.I started work in Grays high street in 1955 at Gorstons butchers. The cab company I remember was Pratleys.

A memory of Grays by Harry Hart

Grays Beach

I remember Grays Beach and the swimming pool there.

A memory of Grays by Janis Pearson

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