Memories of Hornchurch

My Life In Elm Park, Hornchurch

I could go on and on with memories. Myself and my parents moved from London to Arbour Way, Elm Park on 24th August 1953. I went to Ayloff School from 1954-1960, when ...Read full memory

A W Sibley Butchers

This butchers shop seen to the left was owned by my family and was next to Woolworths. We had other shops in Chadwell Heath, Ilford etc. as well as Frank's Farm in Upminster. ...Read full memory

A memory of Hornchurch by Nick Sibley

Billet Lane

I can confirm Pittle Lane does not exist in Hornchurch, this is in fact Billet Lane out side what is now the Doctors and Dentist surgeries 58, 58A & 58B Billet Lane. Both the properties ...Read full memory

School Days In Hornchurch

I was born in Hornchurch and attended North Street School, I can still smell the greens from the canteen. We had little beds put up in the hall and after dinner we had to ...Read full memory

Wilton Memories

Like Gloria Friend, I spent a happy childhood in Hornchurch, attending Suttons Primary School where my mother (Mrs Wilton) was deputy head and Mr Occomore our headmaster. We were ...Read full memory

Milk Delivery

I lived in Minster Way from 1947-58 in one of the bungalows in this photo - but there were trees along the front of the house by this time. I remember milk being delivered by horse and ...Read full memory

The Bull

Lots of happy times (and a few hangovers ) in the Bull pub in the early sixties.  In the days when the door was in the front,  there used to be a small bar to the left with a dart ...Read full memory

A memory of Hornchurch by Martin Coy

Our Wedding Day

On the 19th of April, 1952 Pam Totman and I were married in this magnificent Church; she had just turned 20. I was 22 and in the Royal Navy. Pam had worked in Woolworths but at the ...Read full memory

Great Times

Hi my name is Doug Wilson. This site brought back so many memories. I was born in a bungalow in Wingletye Lane in August 1954 but moved to Great Gardens Road when I was 9 months ...Read full memory

Happy Days

I lived in Hornchurch 1946-58. Went to school at North Street Primary and then for a brief time to Dury Falls before we moved in 1958. My father ran Cramphorns Corn and Seed Merchants, ...Read full memory

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