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
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
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
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
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
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
I live down in New Zealand now but I have seen all the comments etc about old grays as I said all the com I have lived in all those people even down the Exmouth swimming ...Read full memory
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
Does anyone have any photographs which has tesco and delaware shops during the early 70s?
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
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