Memories of Grays

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

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

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

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

Old Days In New Road Grays

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

A memory of Grays by Ivan Lane

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

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

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