I used to work at the Primrose Valley holiday park back in the mid eighties. I remeber the house well as it was used as lodgings for the staff that didn't live locally. I think a elderly lady lived on the ground floor and the ...Read full memory
I was born in Easton Street in 1941 and remember seeing the air raid shelters in the street, that would be about 44/45/46 time. The street had a shop and a old stable like shed which sold veg and ...Read full memory
During the 1960's and 70's l would walk down the old back lane from Buglawton to Havannah village. with my sisters and friend Caroline Beard. we would go to the house at the far end on this photo, where an old lady had a few ...Read full memory
Omg I just came across this whilst playing around with new I pad still not sure how it all works but I noticed on. The comments lots of names I recognised. Terry ledane Rita Dixon Linda day Linda Olsen ...Read full memory
Stumbled across this site and have enjoyed the memories of old barking and the shops it had, thought that I should add my recollections and fill in a few blanks from the sixties and seventies, so starting from the Bull Pub and Heading ...Read full memory
I remember well my time at Hemsby.Paul Alden rented Cosy Car from his Aunt Margaret,This would be 1970.We also had our honeymoon there.the weather was lovely in September1970.When we had our daughter we all enjoyed our walks,and the ...Read full memory
My memory for dates is suspect, so forgive any slight inaccuracy, however the important facts remain vivid and accurate memories. Great friends of my family gave a party for their son ...Read full memory
I was born in Headless Cross and attended Headless Cross Infants and 1st Schools from 1943. In 1949 I passed the 11+_ exam and went on to the County High School until 1954. I remember some of the teachers, eg Jimmy Morrall, but few of ...Read full memory
I was at St Catherine's Knowle park from 1953/54 till1957/58 hard to remember exact dates that long ago I do remember Mr. & Mrs. Cooper ,Mr. Thunder ,Ms.Stoddarts ,Mr. Smith and a boy's by the names of James Wordelove , Maurice ...Read full memory
My dad would take me every Sunday morning to the Lido. We had to practically crack the ice some days. We always had a hot Horlicks in Farmer Giles Cafe afterwards. It was just heaven being with my dad.
I used to go to The Roxy on Saturday morning. Roy Rogers etc. it was fantastic. Am I right in remembering taking jam jars and newspapers, so we could get in a bit cheaper? None of us behaved too well, there was plenty of yelling and jumping up and down.
My mum worked in Willey's wallpaper shop prior to the war and my dad worked in Morris's geocery shop. When dad joined up, mum took his job, so that dad would have a job to come back to. As mum became friendly with the Pie Shop owners, ...Read full memory
I went to the Alassio with a friend from school. We lied to our parents and said we were at the Christian Debating Society at Hanson Girls Grammar. I can remember the smell and the sound of the coffee machine. The cups were an orange ...Read full memory
We moved into Harrowdene Close in 1953 when they were first built. I can always remember the flats being well maintained and my dad had an allotment between the close and Sudbury Avenue. On a recent trip back down memory lane the ...Read full memory
I was there in about 1983! It were a bit mad lol
I lived in Bredbury from 1960 till 1979 went to Arden Park then BCCS Formerly Highfield. I lived at the children's home @ 60 Meadow walk. Used to go to the Rising Son; Queens arms and the pub accross from the rocks near the post office can't remember the name. I live in the States now since 1994.
Hi, the handsome young man standing on the far right of the picture is i am sure my late brother inlaw Ian cooper (rhino) I have the best memories a child could ever have living in Salcombe. and went back many times on holiday ...Read full memory
A lady writing on here mentioned a couple of places in Battersea that bring back memories. First of all, she mentioned Meyrick Road. I never lived there, but my mum and dad did when my mum was carrying me. My mum and dad were Mr. ...Read full memory
My memories of Mexborough were playing by the canal down ferry boat lane of church street , canal barges would come along and we would open the old bridge and let them through and the boat man would throw us pennies for our help. We ...Read full memory
I lived in Cherry Grove in Hillingdon until 1965, I went to Hillingdon Primary School then Evelyns Secondary School, when I left school I work for a Company called H.J. Smarts at the back of Uxbridge Station. I have fond ...Read full memory
I was born in Mexborough on Church street in 1944one of twins, my father was a miner and we lived at Royal Oak Terrace , I had a brother Alan sisters Val Julia and Susan we did not have the best of starts in life but we got by. We all ...Read full memory
I was only 13 years old when this photo was taken but I remember several years later attending dances at the 'Atta' as we called it and then having to run like mad for the last bus home from the bus stop in the picture. Saturday mornings ...Read full memory
This was the home of my great grandfather Sir John Arrow Kempe whose daughter Cicely (my grandmother) was an artist and painted a beautiful watercolour of the main gates to the house, which I still have. Her son (my father) ...Read full memory
I remember playing at the swings as pictured before they were recited in a position on the recreation ground. Peter
I have many happy memories of St. Barnabus Youth Club, I was in the Wolf Cubs, 5th Sutton Boy Scouts, I sang in the Church Choir led by Mr. Daggart, Rev. Norman Hough was the Vicar in my days. Have lived in California USA for over 50 years but part of my heart remains in St. Barnabus.
I've just found this place and boy what a lot of memories it brings. We lived in Newberries Avenue, moving out from Finchley when the Handley Page factory in Cricklewood shut (around that time). Dad, initially a ...Read full memory
I was only there for two and a half years, but it is still very memorable. I traveled to the school from London and there would be a separate carriage for the school. From Axminster station we rode a bus up to the ...Read full memory
I was born in harlesden , and lived at various addresses in the borough, in 1963 me and my family moved to 19 bathurst gardens,we had a ground floor council flat,two years later i was 15 and left school ...Read full memory
Mrs huntington lived in the house at the back of osmans where her husband and son worked, shn was my teacher at huntingdon county junior school early 1960s, I used to go to her house after school and walk her two poodles for some pocket money
My name is Geoffrey Pidd, I was born in Hope Hospital in 1944 and lived in Devonshire Road until 1952. Devonshire Road lead to a small enclave of six roads some cobbled and some, as was Devonshire, of compressed cinder/dirt. It was ...Read full memory
Does anyone from Thornley have any memories of my family who lived in the village? Anthony Mcguinness (grandfather), Mary Alice Mcguinness nee Mcguigan (grandmother), Mary Mcguinness (mother born 1925, died ...Read full memory
Fairchildes was my senior school which I attended from 1969-1974. Came up from Wolsley School, lived in Dunsfold Way. One of my brother's had previously attended when it was still a segregated school, he's 10 ...Read full memory
Bloomsbury Institution was in Bloomsbury St main Chaple was in Folwer St. I went there from the age of three to sixteen it was my second home went to five services on Sundays plus Band of Hope, Boys club, ...Read full memory
i remember a tea rooms before you got to Blands called Mitchell's which had wood paneling and blue check tablecloths around the 1950 period. My husband lived in the flat above the butchers shop on the corner of Ealing road. ...Read full memory
Does anyone remember Meadows Supermarket in The High Street in the 1960s?
My brother fell in here, probably around 1949.
I remember the coffee shop too. We always had to rush past as Mum couldn't bear the smell of fresh roasting coffee. We would go into Lyons and I would always have a sausage roll with my drink. Happy days.
you would struggle to get this clear view today as the number of parked cars etc.would obscure the view the chuch is now home to the Green Howards regimental museum
i was there in 1966 i think we were a family of six 4 boys and 2 girls our house parents were Mr and Mrs coben i think and they had a son called grant we were in avon i think i was about 6 and my youngest brother was 2 ...Read full memory
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