Ickenham, Swakeleys House c.1965

Ickenham, Swakeleys House c.1965

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Memories of Ickenham

St Giles Church.

We moved to Ickenham in early 1960s and attended the parish church of St Giles. It is a very old church, once belonging to the estate of Swakeleys House, and is on the corner of a very ...Read full memory

A memory of Ickenham by Heather Holden

Sons Christening At St Giles Church In 1991

My son was christened in this lovely church in 1991. I was married in a lovely old church, St. Marys, when I lived nearby in Northolt and was pleased to ...Read full memory

A memory of Ickenham by Sue Gornall

Glebe Avenue Parade Of Shops

..or 1959 to 1964 The other grocers on that parade may have been the DeHond family, I think that they originated in Belgium? A very pleasant, kindly, hardworking ...Read full memory

Glebe Farm House. 1936.

My family were the last people to occupy Glebe Farm House, Glebe Ave, Ickenham. The area is now called Cloverlly Close. It was built in the 17th Century as a rectory. We lived ...Read full memory

A memory of Ickenham by Eric Hazell

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Sir Edmund Wright, sometime Lord Mayor of London, built this lovely Jacobean house. A later owner, Sir Robert Vyner, notoriously cooked one of his deceased servants, displaying the corpse in an open coffin to visitors - a macabre spectacle that delighted Samuel Pepys, who recorded the event in his diary.

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