Memories of Hornchurch

Elm Park 1950 1985

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

Suttons Secondary Modern Boys' School, Hornchurch

My Dad, Dennis (Den) Smith lived at 69 St. Andrews Avenue with his widowed mother Iris and his younger sister Mary. During WWII the area suffered bomb ...Read full memory

A memory of Hornchurch by Debra Budge

I Now Live Here

I now live in Hornchurch, since 2003, and the High Street looks nothing like this (apart from the pub, the Bull, still the same but is now the Fatlin & Furkin)  picture in 1955.

A memory of Hornchurch by Eddie Tait

Boyhood Reminiscences

I was born in Vicarage Road and went to Rainsford Way Primary School. This was near the Hornchurch Bus Garage and us boys would watch the big red Routemaster buses swinging ...Read full memory

Suttons Secondary Boys School Hornchurch

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

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

Mr Grain And Suttons Secondary

Mr Grain was my music teacher along with Miss Ruffles at Suttons. I was in his school choir and in 1963 or 64 we performed 'Nicholas and the Pickled Boys' in the ...Read full memory

Haynes Park

Our house was in Northumberland Avenue and the park was at the end of my garden. My sister and I used to jump the little river over to the park most days after school. Lots of memories there, good to see the picture. I went back there two years ago - hasn't changed much.

A memory of Hornchurch by Jacky Cooke

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

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

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