Memories of Grays

Memories Of Grays

Hello, my name is John Ryan and I was resident at Grays during the fifties - I was in partnership with a long-standing schoolfriend of mine (Billy Watts). We ran the Reliance Taxis for ...Read full memory

A memory of Grays by John Ryan

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

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

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

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

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

Rememberinggraysandrookhalldellroad

I wasn't born in Grays. In fact had a very disrupted childhood due to my father initially being in the army. However I spent one week at Quarry Hill Primary school at ...Read full memory

A memory of Grays by Joan Rowe

Schools And Air Cadets

I remember Grays as if it was yesterday. After the war, going to the Open Air School up by the Oaks public house, then attending Quarry Hill School with Miss Hill and Mr Gray ...Read full memory

A memory of Grays by David Squires

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

Tesco Store

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

A memory of Grays by Brenda Wootton

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