Memories of Grays

Orsett Road .. Fire Station And Jack Going !

What a difficult thing it is to write down all you want to! So much in our memories ... I am the curator of the Essex Fire Museum which is based at Grays fire ...Read full memory

A memory of Grays by Roger Pickett

Orphanage In Grays

Can anyone tell me about an orphanage in Grays during WW1? My mother was there in 1914 and I can't find any records of it except at the archives and it just listed children's names but ...Read full memory

A memory of Grays by Esmeralda Young

Grays Was A Lovely Place To Live

I was born in Exmouth Road in 1945., Growing up in Grays was lovely, we had everything, no need to go far for anything, even shellfish was delivered on a barrow on ...Read full memory

A memory of Grays by Patricia Gaywood

Grays Thurrock Essex England Uk 1935 1953

My memories of Grays go back to the 1940's and 1950's the war years and before the London over-spill estates Of Belhurst Park and Basildon arrived. I was born ...Read full memory

A memory of Grays by Albert Wm Gosnall

50s 60s Memories

I was born at 13 Alma Place (up the small alley from Argent Street) in 1952, moving to number 6 when I was 5. When I was 9 we moved to Sherfield Road, where I lived until 1970 when we ...Read full memory

A memory of Grays by Robert Wildish

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

Tesco Store

Does anyone have any photographs which has tesco and delaware shops during the early 70s?

A memory of Grays by Brenda Wootton

Growing Up Years

I was born in Old Argent Street 1945 (VJ Day), only one in Grays as my old mum used to tell everyone, she was so proud of that, living in a 2 up, 2 down, mum, dad, 3 brothers, 2 sisters, ...Read full memory

A memory of Grays by Victor Chaplin

Argent Street Grays

I too, was born in Argent Street, No 85, next door to Potters Shop. Only the alleyway divided our house from them, and two doors away from The Castle. I have fond memories of growing ...Read full memory

A memory of Grays by Mike Walker

Grays High Street

I remember the High St and Joys (or Joyces) on the corner - I remember in the shop they had little money boxes that ran on wires to a cashier! Very old fashioned store with little ...Read full memory

A memory of Grays by Diane Brooks

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