Memories of Southall

Old Southall Remembered

I lived in old Southall (Norwood Road - Norwood Green end) during the 1960s to the 1990s and have seen great changes. I went to school at Clifton Road, and the school had a ...Read full memory

A memory of Southall

I Remember Southall

I moved to Southall when I was 5 with my family, went to live at Cornwall Avenue and then went to Lady Margaret School, left there when I was 11 went to Dormers Wells, at 12 we ...Read full memory

Wolf Rubber

I was born in 1934 in Burns Avenue Southall, and I remember Snells Farm at the bottom of Burns Ave, before it became a prefab estate. Left Dormers Wells at 14 in 1948. I worked at Wolf ...Read full memory

A memory of Southall by Dennis Legge

Emlyn Morgan

Does anybody have any memories of my lost grandfather? He was a Welsh man called Emlyn Morgan, and lived in Southall during WWII. He was from a farming family and was born near Neath. He ...Read full memory

A memory of Southall by Jake Morgan

Southall

My father was born in Carlyle Gardens in '33. He was a Middlesex then London Fireman. He married my mum who lived on the other side of the street. My paternal grandparents (Bradbury & Swain) ...Read full memory

A memory of Southall by Lee Bradbury

Carlyle Ave & Lady Margaret Road

I was born at Lady Margaret road and Carlyle ave in 1952. We shared the home with my grandad Fred Puddy who was well known in the area. He was the southall cricket ...Read full memory

Southall

I lived in Southall from April 1943 to May 1960, all my young life was spent there. Among the many good memories was the 1953 Coronation with all the excitement of sweets off ration and TV. ...Read full memory

A memory of Southall by Denis Sexton

My Memories

Well, 1945 upwards, I am a Southall person through and through. Born in in Hillingdon Host. We lived in Beaconfield Road and I went to the infant school, a Mrs Betts. I remember crying for ...Read full memory

A memory of Southall by Philip Jones

Great Times

I was born at 69 Saxon Road, Southall, in December 1947, a very bad winter. My older sisters were half sisters, so they had a different surname [Macnab], Barbara (married name Hearn), ...Read full memory

A memory of Southall by Pamela Mc Cloy

Growing Up In Southall

I grew up in Southall in the 1940s and 50s. We lived in Gordon Road in a terraced house that backed onto The Tube. We had an outside toilet, no bathroom and, until I was about ...Read full memory

A memory of Southall by John Lennon

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