My grandad, used to take me to Romford Market as a young child, to see the cattle and sheep in the pens ready for auction, exactly where the market stalls are held now. We used to go in ...Read full memory
I'm wondering if anyone remembers St. Mary's High School in Western Road. I attended the school when I was very young in 1946-9, before my family emigrated first to Canada, then to ...Read full memory
I lived at 81 Junction Road from the age of 3 - 11 from 1946 - 1953. The house was one of 4 large detached houses close to the railway which have been demolished, but ...Read full memory
Mum and Dad took me from Elm Park to Romford where I became lost in the Romford market! I remember being sat upon a stall by a policeman where I was found by my parents! I barely remember all of it!!! We lived on Warren Drive in Elm Park! Marlene (nee) Bennett. I live on Vancouver Island now
I am told that once upon a time buses ran through Romford Market towards Gidea Park. Apparently I was happily standing in the queue with my mother and newly-born sister ...Read full memory
I remember playing up the market, pinching an apple from the stall and running away, then playing 'knock down ginger' up the top of the market, then hiding in the crowds.
I was born in 1940 at Recreation Avenue, London Road and have many happy memories of my birthplace. I attended London Road Junior School from 1946 to 1951 and remember three ...Read full memory
My mother used to take me from Hornchurch on the 66 bus when i was a small child. She always went to Lous' stall opposite the cinema (flea pit as we called it) She knew him well and could ...Read full memory
I was born in 1929 in my parent's house at 40 Medora Road, adjacent to the old football ground. Any time I hear the Sousa march - 'Liberty Bell' - I am reminded of Saturday ...Read full memory
This is the street where I lived with my parents, Bert and Muriel Palmer. We lived in number 63. Mawney Road School was over the back of our garden.
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