Memories of Romford

Chase Cross School

My memory of that year was attending Chase Cross School and enjoying my four years there. The teachers were Mr Race, Mr Matthews, Mr D Shaw and in the last year, Mr Whittnel - all ...Read full memory

A memory of Romford by David Ogilvie

Working At Oldchurch Hospital

I started training to be a nurse at Oldchurch in 1968, I made great friends with Joy Webb and Janet Knox. I remember the tuck shop across the road where I would have to ...Read full memory

Romford And Havering Atte Bower,Very Fond Memories

We moved to Romford in 1951 from Havering where we lived with Nan and Grandad in Pinewood Road. It was an exciting time for me but also an unhappy ...Read full memory

A memory of Romford by Helen Scott

Oldchurch Hospital 1956 57

I have such memories as a 17 year old of working in the 'Admins Office' in Oldchurch Hospital. I think I just walked in one day, got an interview and started on the Monday ...Read full memory

A memory of Romford by Glyn Mallett

1935 To 1952

I moved to 146 Warren Drive at the age of one and lived there till I was 18 years old. I went to Benhurst Avenue School then to Suttons Lane Secondary Modern. I remember the bomb ...Read full memory

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 ...Read full memory

Rush Green Romford

Hi, I'm an ex Romford lad, I lived in 61 Douglas Road from 1942-1958. When I left school in 1950 I started work in the London Co-op in Park Lane as an errand boy. I bought my ...Read full memory

A memory of Romford by John Gower

We The Harris Family Lived In 86 Dagenham Road

Hi all, I was born at No 86 Dagenham Road which at the time was Harris and.sons Greengrocers shop born in 1943 and lived there until1961. My Brothers ...Read full memory

Worked In Coop And Armstrong

Remember it well worked London coop south street in bedding and curtains.remember many names including miss peters,Mrs ruff,Mr fantham the manager of department,Margaret perry. Also worked in high street at Richard Armstrong hairdressers.remember names of tony,Jan and the boss richard .

A memory of Romford by Peter Bailey

Victoria Road

I went to a primary school on Victoria Road in the 50's but it closed in about 1958/9 - it was called Romford Royal College - does anyone remember or have any knowledge of it? It was ...Read full memory

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