'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
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
I have no actual memory but my mother tells me that when she visited her mother at Claybury, I played on the grounds with my father. We emigrated in 1956 when I was 8 and I ...Read full memory
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
I've just come across this site. My memory years are really from 1938 up to 1958, when I married and left Crownhill Road, but I have returned several times ...Read full memory
I was an only child and I lived in various addresses in Woodford Green and Woodford Bridge. My first address was in a flat above a Doctors surgery in High Rd, Woodford Bridge ...Read full memory
I was born in 1934 and my first home was 15 Stoneycroft Road. We lived there until 1937 when we moved to 19 Claybury Road. I remember going down the air raid shelter under ...Read full memory
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
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
I would like to know if anyone remembers the Cutmore family in Waltham Road, my former name was Stow, and I was good friends with Pam Hayden that lived at 129. But I would like to contact the Cutmores if anyone knows where they are. Thank you Valerie Sims (nee Stow)
An amazing community has grown around our request to Share Your Memories.
You've shared 48727 memories of 28846 towns & villages, right across the UK!
So many of these are filled with extraordinary, irreplaceable detail that will now be preserved.
It's easy to add your own memories and reconnect with your shared local history. Search for your favourite places and look for the Add Your Memory links to begin.
Not sure what to write? It's easy - just think of an important place in your life and ask yourself: