Memories of Welling

My Welling Family

Both of my parents lived in Welling. Mum was born there and dad's family moved there later. Sadly all my mum's family have passed on with the exception of my Uncle John who is now 88 ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Pauline Bajic

Welling Corner The Embassy And Elsa Road School.

I lived on welling corner, above the shops, flat 15b. I went to the embassy on Saturday nights where I met my wife in 1959 and still going strong. My ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Michael Hibberd

Unexploded V1 Bomb

My wife was living in Northhumberland Avenue when a V1 doodlebug passed by very low, to land unexploded at the top end of the avenue. She lived at number 208. The house number it ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Roy Ashmeade

Growing Up In Welling

What fantastic memories I have of growing up in Welling. I was brought up in Clifton Road which was opposite the Guy Earl of Warwick pub. I went to Primary School at Fosters ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Dennis Cooke

Good Old Days

I also lived in Northdown Road from 1950-1967 . I then moved away but when my Dad died in 2006 I moved back to my old house in Northdown. The range of shops is not so good now ,but I ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by deeowen1

Was It Safer In The 50s ?

I moved to Welling at the age of 8 in 1955. We lived in Roseacre Road, near the Guy Earl of Warwick, where the 89 buses terminated. The house was a 30's semi, but it seemed ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by john.varnham

Broken Biscuits !

I was brought up in Welling in the 1950s and 60s and Welling Corner played an important part in my life! I can see Woolworths on the right of this postcard. This was where everyone went ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Gaynor Wingham

East Wickham And Welling A Magical Time A Magical Life

My family moved into Darenth Road in 1960 - we were the first in our street and watched the rest of the houses being built around us. There was ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Carol Bouziane

Little Dutch Girl.

I was part of this dance display in Danson Park. It must have been around 1958/59. We were dancing a routine about little dutch girls and I was the one in the middle. We were from the ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by maggiemitch12

Welling Corner

I remember Welling Corner so well. My father owned the fish shop on the right and we lived in the flat over the shop. Welling then was a buzzing place and I used to love watching from my ...Read full memory

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