Memories of Romford

Romford Market

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

A memory of Romford by Norma Dignum

St. Mary's High School

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

A memory of Romford

Romford's Market Town Long Gone!

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

A memory of Romford by Mary Hill

Romford Market

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

When Buses Ran Past Lloyds Bank .....

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.

A memory of Romford by Heather Woolf

Memories Of Romford

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

A memory of Romford by Bernard Strutt


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

A memory of Romford by Gloria Friend

My Early Days In Romford

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

A memory of Romford by Geoffrey Styles

This Is The Road I Lived In With My Parents In The Sixties

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.

A memory of Romford by Victor Palmer

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