Memories of Woodford Bridge

Any Old Iron

I remember the ironmongers when it was GUNTONS. from 1940s till I moved from the villiage in the late 50s

Looking For Old Memories

Both my parents lived in Woodford for most of their childhood.  Mum lived in Uplands Road, and Dad lived in Chalford Walk. They got married in Broadmead Baptist Church in 1964. I'm trying to find any records, memories anything at all that might relate to either of them. Can anyone help?

The Little Shop

Derek, the little shop by the school is where I would go a buy an OXO for 1/4d farthing. The gravy in the school dinners were so weak and washy I would crumble it into my ...Read full memory

Colin King.

I think I must have known Colin King. He would have been a neighbour of Brian Cordell, a very good friend of mine from a very young age till the late 50's. I was born at 21 Highfield ...Read full memory

Police Station

I have only just found this site. I was born in 1944 in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, my Mom was sent there as bombs were falling still in the London area and Woodford was still ...Read full memory

The Garden City

I began my nursery training here, my house was initially Empire, then Canon Fleming.......with Miss Souter as my mentor and trainer. I was the youngest of a group of 7 girls, ...Read full memory

The Sweet Shop Near Ray Lodge School

I can remember the sweet shop just outside the school, I would run there (during playtime) for sweets. There was a wooden step for small children to be able ...Read full memory

The Bridge 40+ Years Of Memories

'Mum, did you catch fish in the pond at the Bridge' asked my son when Googling for ponds to fish. 0f course we did, with our home made nets of a piece of ...Read full memory

St Paul's Church And Sunday School

I moved to Woodford Bridge when I was about 4 years old in 1949 and a few years later went regularly to Church and Sunday School at St Paul's Church for ...Read full memory

21 Purleigh Ave

I lived there from age 1 something untill I married at St Pauls at 18. My best friend was Rev Wright's daughter, Christine. My school friends were Ann Richards, Joan Saville and Theresa Ancona. xxxxxxDiane

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