Memories of Romford

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

Shopping Hall

I worked in Romford shopping hall in 1960 for Learners Curtains and Fabrics. l was only fourteen and l worked there every Saturday and Wednesday and Friday after school. A good place to work, very busy in those days. Worked with many guys includin Fred Rich and Len Pugh.

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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

Night Of The V1 Bomb

After we were bombed out in London my parents bought a house in Romford, Essex. My father was working for the Ford Motor Company that had converted its assembly lines to ...Read full memory

A memory of Romford by Ray Tricker

Early Childhood In Romford

I was born in 1953 and lived for the first 3 years in an old house in Junction Road (Number 8) with my parents and Mum's mum (Granny). The back garden of the house seemed to ...Read full memory

A memory of Romford by Roger Harley

School Days

I attended this school in 1952-1956. I can remember Miss Bubbers the headmistress well. She roamed the corridors with her black gown flowing about her. A very stern and not to be crossed ...Read full memory

A memory of Romford by Gloria Friend

Smart Weston

I remember very well the giant tennis racket outside of Wards Sports. A little further down was a menswear shop Smart Westons, and what was the name of the coffee bar that was near to both ...Read full memory

Homeleigh Chidrens Home/ Gwen Cotterill

My mother was in a childrens home in Manor Road, Homeleigh and Placents, Miss Erskine was the Matron and she remembers all the children as if it was yesterday, ...Read full memory

A memory of Romford

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 go ...Read full memory

Bbc Documentary About Harold Hill

The BBC is looking at the day that Margaret Thatcher introduced the 'Right to Buy' scheme, allowing people in council houses to buy their own homes. The film will ...Read full memory

A memory of Romford by Real Life Media

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