I can remember most of the shops here. The off-licence, Stowells; where Robert Harlow and his family lived and served. Then Draytons, the sweet shop - Mr Drayton had rather red ...Read full memory
The MORLEY family of nine who squeezed into a new house in Rosewood Ave, Elm Park 1950s - 1980s, did a 'down memory lane' trip 28 July 2011 (Romford Recorder), brilliant to go ...Read full memory
My great grandfather was a blacksmith in Rainham from 1875 until 1922 when he died. His name was Frederick Fynn and he worked in back lane. My grandfather and father were also born in Rainham, but I was born in Dagenham in 1946.
My father used to run a shop in Hornchurch. I have lovely memories of those days, playing in what I think was an old quarry at the back of the shop. The lady who ran the ...Read full memory
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
I used to go to Sunday school here, every Sunday afternoon. I was an angel in a Nativity play, and have a lovely black and white print of the play with numerous friends in, to name ...Read full memory
I remember many of the shops, the hairdressers was called Christine's I think. We lived in Benets Road nearby. My dad taught at Suttons in the sixties, he taught English, Mr Walsh.
This is the Odeon cinema on the way to the swimming pool (now the sports centre). Used to go there and watch one film through twice just for fun.
I attended Suttons Secondary School whilst living in Elm Park from 1946 to 1948, after that we moved to Scotland. I enjoyed Suttons and can remember several ...Read full memory
Hi from New Zealand, so good to see this site, found quite by accident. I was born in Oldchurch Hospital in 1946 and spend my childhood living at Laburnum Walk, Elm Park. ...Read full memory
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