Memories of Hillingdon

An American Airman

I was an American Airman stationed in Uxbridge and lived at 169 Swakeleys Road. This was a large house owned by Lillian Conway,(Steve Conways widow) who rented rooms to eight of us ...Read full memory

Rescue Of 5 Small Children From A Bombed Flat

I have traced a newspaper report telling of the rescue of myself and my four siblings when houses in Ryefield Avenue, Hillingdon were bombed in 1943. ...Read full memory

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Ickenham In The 1940s

I was baptised in St Giles's Church in March 1943, having been born in Hoylake Crescent. My paternal grandparents also lived in Hoylake Crescent. I went to Breakspeare Primary ...Read full memory

A memory of Hillingdon

Hillingdon In The 1940s And 1950s

My family lived in Hillingdon from the beginning of ww2 until 1953 when we moved from Biggin Hill. Our first home was a top floor flat in Pinewood Ave which was not ...Read full memory

A memory of Hillingdon by Mary Gower

The Old Garden Off Long Lane Hillingdon

Does anyone have any photos of the old garden (the old walled garden) off Long Lane at Hillindon? It was opposite the convent. I used to live there as a child ...Read full memory

A memory of Hillingdon by Kim Garton

The Arcade

Does anyone remember the arcade just past the Savoy cinema after Vine Street. It had a cafe in the centre, a model shop, pet shop, wool shop and music shop. Just opposite was the old ...Read full memory

A memory of Hillingdon by Tony Rose

George Charles Copley

Hello Hillingdon! My Grandfather lived in Hillingdon, in the 1967-8 years in Tudor Road, Hayes End area. I was wondering if anyone out there would have known him? His ...Read full memory

A memory of Hillingdon by Joy Taylor

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