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Old Moat Drive

Kay and I lived in Old Moat Drive for 35 years, married at St Lawrence Church our daughter christened there She went to St Lawrence school lots of good memories of the area, Paul Bennett

A memory of Northfield by Paul Bennett

Lots Road And World's End

I have many strong memories of Lots Road in the late 1940s early 50s. The power station loomed over the streets. Bomb sites and the row of shops in King's Road, Brightmans ...Read full memory

A memory of Chelsea by Lesley Bairstow

Lasts Day At Netherside Hall

I was there frim 1982 to 1990 the longset serving child and youngest in that decade Glenn Campbell at first but my mum got remarried so changed my name to Glenn Hughff ...Read full memory

The Brook In Bull Lane

I remember a narrow brook in Bull Lane running along the bottom of the houses left hand side walking from the high street. My schoolfriend and I used to jump over it and try to ...Read full memory

A memory of Rayleigh by lamolossi

Happiness In The Village

I first came into Whitnash in 1962 I had a pal who lived in South Terrace with his Nan his name was David Lloyd Smith, in those days Whitnash was still a small village, we ...Read full memory

A memory of Whitnash by selwilson1943

Cholsey Influence

This is the bio on my Blog,Cholsey Wildlife. I have always had a passion for wildlife and the environment; I have been birding now for quite a few years. I moved from Chelsea ...Read full memory

A memory of Cholsey by paul_chandler


I was born in Box and can remember playing football against Colerne in the late 50s what a slog up road hill , They always won because we were to tired, But downhill all the way back. anyone else remember ?

A memory of Colerne

More From An Ex Sankey Lad 1963

I have lived in Australia for the past 33 years, only returning to the UK a couple of times. And because the family have moved I have never had the opportunity to ...Read full memory

48 Diamond Avenue

My maternal Gt, Grandparents were Joseph and Eliza- Jane Hufton. The house was designed and built by Joseph's brother Austen(they are all buried at the top righthand ...Read full memory


I attended Whitgift Middle school from 1948 to 1954. On arrival at school on my bicycle each day I saw the school as shown in this photograph

A memory of Croydon by cpeabody4

Thorpe Road Cemetery.

my dad fred hunter was the 1st cemetery suprintendant of horden cemetery ,my mam eva was a sherburn hill lass until marrying my dad and moving into the cemetery house ,I can recall ...Read full memory

A memory of Horden by benoni65

Heston As A Young Lad

I was born in West Middx Hospital in July 1942 and lived in Vicarage Farm Rd from then until about 1960. Went to Springwell Infants then onto Heston Junior School. Failed the 11+ ...Read full memory

A memory of Heston by George Eyles

Mayfield, Cabus, Garstang C 1958

I moved from Leeds to Garstang in 1958 and went to Garstang Secondary Modern School (now Garstang Academy). we lived on a static caravan park behind what was a very ...Read full memory

A memory of Garstang by helenambler

When I Was A Lad In Cowdenbeath

Born in Dunfermline 1951, initially lived in Cowdenbeath @ Terris Place wi parents / grandparents until 4/5. Moved to Union St and lived there until 1971 wi parents, ...Read full memory

Bournmouth In The 50's

When Dad had the motorbike and sidecar it was okay for day trips, but when we went for the fortnight summer holiday the bike could not carry us and the suitcases, so we ...Read full memory

Looking For Relatives Of Hamish And Lydia Mac Donald, They Lived At 1 West Road

My daughter and I are doing a Family Tree. We are looking for relatives of Hamish, Lydia MacDonald and son Alan Hamish ...Read full memory

A memory of Woolston by lsadleir1

Harrogate 1960's And 1970's Help Needed Ronald And Gladys Merritt Shops

Hi All, I am trying to find out more information about my grandparent's who had a couple of shops in Harrogate, They are long ...Read full memory

A memory of Harrogate by mickmerr62

Townsend Road

We lived at 92 townsend road with my five brothers and sisters we all attended Beaconsfield school in the late 60s then we all went to Featherstone secondary school in the early 70s so if anyone remembers the parmar family , arvind, parveen, sushil, please contact at

A memory of Southall by xrani

My Grandads Barge

I in the canal photo that big barge was my grandads he used to deliver coal up and down the canal he was called Hubbert Barrass can anyone help me find more photos of this and also name of his barge please

A memory of Thorne by tilezone

The Burgh Heath Corn Stores

Pictured to the right of you Galleon Swimming pool photo and directly opposite was the Burgh Heath Corn Stores. It was sighted on the old Bake House and in the back room ...Read full memory

A memory of Burgh Heath by Heather Lee

Camber Sands In The 50's And 60's

CAMBER SANDS When we first went to Camber Sands it was on my father’s motorbike and sidecar, it must have been in the middle fifties. It was a surprise for us as we ...Read full memory

A memory of Camber by Carole Baldwin


My Grandad Dick Skan owned the shop next to the bank. It was a tobacconist / sweet shop and you can just see the sign on the left hand side of the photo. I have memories of sitting on a high wooden stool eating toffees when visiting my grandparents, probably in the late 1960s /1970s.

A memory of Worcester by pkwreeves

King's Head

I think this must be the original building of the King's Head at 22 London Street. The sign to the right says "R.G. Cable Carpenter". Ralph G Cable was a carpenter and wheelwright at 20 ...Read full memory

A memory of Andover by david.fisher26

Christines Early Memories Of Moxley

I was born in the front room of 9 Burns rd moxley in 1949. my earliest memory is of a street party to celebrate the coronation of the queen. I have many memories of ...Read full memory

A memory of Moxley by christine

Smethwick Hall Girls High School

I worked at Smethwick Hall Girls High school for about 10 years until its closure. Does any one remember this wonderful school? If so I would love to share memories with you, pupil or staff.

A memory of Smethwick by octrading

Growing Up In Alwyn Ave. Alan Taylor

My name is Alan Taylor and I grew up in Alwyn Ave. I remember that the surrounding area was populated with families. There were very few homes that didn't have ...Read full memory

A memory of Litherland

J.R.Alexander 1943

I was sent to the school for stealing sweet coupons and was in Red house number 22 a number which seems to have followed me throughout my life ,I am now 83 years old but can still ...Read full memory

Up At 5.45 For Chapel!

I was at Copthorne convent from 69-74.... This was a very special place and I remember it like yesterday... The girls and boys there were equally like brothers and sisters.. I ...Read full memory

A memory of Copthorne by correiae

Happy Times

I remember the grocers shop and van outside the shop, this was my grandads grocers shop "Fred & Minnie Mellott"next to the butchers! anyone remember them !


while researching family tree information, I discovered that my great great grandma was born in the property know as three mills. Sarah Benbow was born in 1818 or thereabouts, the daughter of ...Read full memory

A memory of Bromyard by dawndavis5

Garvie Clan

as the oldest member of the garvie clan .I thought I would leave my memories of the family on the Internet so that our grandchildren could always look back and see where our past started. ...Read full memory

A memory of Caldercruix by Matt Sloan

Crown Terrace

We wonder if any one can remember this, sometimes Crown terrace was referred to as Rotherham road. as we remember Battys Formans Taylors Wylds Hobsons and Mr & Mrs Hayes were ...Read full memory

A memory of Beighton by stenjan

The Parade Of Shops

The first shop with the lattice windows was a café. Before this but separated by an alley way was Mr Green, the Butchers. There was sawdust all over the floor and just under the ...Read full memory

A memory of Burgh Heath by Heather Lee

The Sugar Bowl

The Sugar Bowl was a posh country club with an outdoor swimming pool, not as large as the Galleon. It Later became Il Pirata an Italian Restaurant.

A memory of Burgh Heath

Galleon Swimming Pool

Once you entered through the turnstile you entered a sea of blue. The spring board was to your right at this end of the pool and the wavy slide on the left hand side. Cubicles were all around and a large fountain, all blue was at the far end under the canopy over which was the café and sun deck.

A memory of Burgh Heath

Open Air / Convalescent School For Infants

when I was just 5 years old in 1951, I was whisked away to a convalescent home for infants in Dedisham Sussex, dressed up like Paddington bear or , a recent ...Read full memory

A memory of Dedisham by k.marchant222

Fun Fair.

I worked at the fair in battersea park the last year it was open for 15 pounds a week.

A memory of Battersea by dmcdonald1951

Zoo And Other Seafront Memories

I definately remember the little zoo on the front of the esplanade probably in the 1960's. There were some birds and possibly a monkey but I remember particularly a huge ...Read full memory

A memory of Largs by toots1.gk

Holy Cross Convalescent Home

although not of the catholic faith, I was sent there to recuperate from asthma , and spent some time there, 1956- 58. I remember happy times as well as sad and lonely ...Read full memory

Happy Holiday Memories

The picture of Creek Road in 1965 is how I remember it, my parents used to own a caravan on Elliot's Caravan Park and as a child I remember walking up this road part the ...Read full memory

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