Memories of Woodford Bridge

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

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

Shoe Shop/Bridge Mission

Looking at this picture brings back memories of the Bridge Mission. You went down a alleyway, I think beside a tie factory and a shop called Grants. Because I had very ...Read full memory

St Paul's Church

What memories I have of that lovely church and the drive up to it, lined with Horse Chestnut trees, in full bloom in the spring, and bearing all those beautiful conkers in the ...Read full memory

Garden City

I lived in Britannia House, Garden City from 1962/3-1970. This was one of the Dr Barnado homes inside the Garden City. I went to Roding Lane Infants then Junior school. I then went ...Read full memory

Drapers Dairy

My mum took me to the pond when I was a toddler. There were tiny fish in the pond which facinated me. On the right of the picture is a block of flats. This is where Draper's ...Read full memory

A memory of Woodford Bridge

Claybury Hospital

I was a paper boy for Mr Watkins, in the High Road, and delivered bundles of newspapers to Claybury Hospital seven days a week. There were so many bundles, I could not ride the ...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

Memories Of Claybury Hospital

My mum worked at Claybury for many years, myself and younger sister were schooled at a Catholic school in Manford Way, due to hours my mother worked we were ...Read full memory

Claybury Hospital

This wonderful picture might show visitors leaving after visiting time, or as I prefer to think, it could be gardeners and other staff leaving after their day's work is done: ...Read full memory

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