After my grandparents passed away the house was left to my father bill mercer.we lived at 64 Charlton street south stifford.I remember the cement works very well as I along with ...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 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.
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
We used to leave Torell's school and hang on the bank at Hangman's woods overlooking Danehole's roundabout.
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
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
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
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
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