The shop on the extreme left is Harris's Newsagency. Then J. Clifford Hughes the chemist, then The Wool Shop. The long shop (three shops really) is Williams & Cotton: bread & cakes with ...Read full memory
I was born and raised in Ebrington! Mr Jones my head teacher was amazing there were 24 children in my school it was great. Topped with a life changing school trip to fair isle more than 3o ...Read full memory
My parents had a static caravan at Alderwasley.It was here I heard my first owl and as we walked down the cobbler road to the bridge Mum and I would look for the water trough where ...Read full memory
this is my 3rd attempt to record this. My grandparents honeymooned in Minnis Bay in 1925. Just before WW2 my Dad stayed at the Minnis Bay hotel as a Marine Commando and did some training prior to D Day Landings. Does anyone know where the hotel was? Apparently there was a parade square outside.
Hi I believe my mother Ivy Green stayed in accommodation in Baltonsborough during ww2. Does anyone have any ideas where the Land Army Girls accommodation might have been. Thanks.
I was there 65 67. I remember lads there tony Hayward and Kenny bagley . Remember going on a trip with Mr young. I remember miss heinz
i was born in crowle in 1947 and lived there till i was 2 we lived on cross slack my auntie had a drapery shop on high street she was annie ovington my auntie irene maiden name savage still lives there i have been to see her today it brought back lots of happy memories
I was born in Norwood Green in the Frogmore Nursing Home which was next to the police station in 1936. My family lived at 14 Crosslands Avenue until WW11 when we ...Read full memory
Can anyone confirm if there was a bomb dropped on the school in Chitty Lane. Thanks.
I wonder if anyone out there remembers the King and Miller Pub in the 60's on Knifesmithgate? It had two bars the upper bar on knifesmithgate and the lower opened onto the ...Read full memory
Can anyone confirm the name of headmistress of Halbutt girls school in 50's as ms johanson? Thanks
Hi. Can anyone confirm if there were prefabs on dagenham avenue. Thanks
grew up here and have just written a book 'Confessions of a Newsagents Son-Amblecote in the 50s. Available locally or Amazon.
hope you dont mind me contacting you i was born in clapham and went to sudbourne road school in the late 50s and early 60s a couple of my classmates lived in lambert road linda townsend leonard harwood and phillipa richards if you by any chance knew them regards Bob
My grandad built a bungalow that as far as I know still stands today. It was virtually opposite the shop, next to the car park at the top of the road that led down, past the quarry ...Read full memory
Great memories of this store when we visited my dad's parents. In the early 60s, my grandad built the bungalow almost directly opposite the stores, next to the car park. I believe it's still there!
\yes remember this so well, I live in Pinner now and the modern picture would be full of cars of a day and especially in the evening of people eating out, this must have the most ...Read full memory
Happiest memories are when our family would be in Bridlington at the caravan my grandad had. Bridlington will always be my favourite place.
Hi, I know this is a bit of a long shot, but I'm looking for information on a Butcher's shop located on Shurburn Steet, Watlington. It was operating ...Read full memory
Yes, that's how most people outside of the Whickham home referred to me. My sister and I (Muriel and Dorothy Padmore) were transferred to Whickham from South ...Read full memory
i went to school here around 1964 ish , my name was Julie Bugler , anyone remember me ?
Does anyone remember a swimming pool on common land between Gravel Hill allottments and the misbourne!
Is there anyone who remembers the Morgan Family who lived in 18 Hill Street. I am researching for a book and I am especially interested in a Dorothy Morgan Who was born in 1928. Any information would help no matter how small. Thank you
My brother and I used to help my father on his market store in the 50s which was just by the corner cafe'. My brother has lived in The States for over 50 years and we were just reminiscing in ...Read full memory
I have many memories of childhood in Rawmarsh. The fair every year on Tyler's field. My parents owned the newsagent on Kilnhurst Road ,and my Dad would let the fair people use the ...Read full memory
Hi, can anyone help me? My dad has lived in the Bedfordshire area since he was a young child, however he was born in Tottenham. Apparently his parents owned a pub called ...Read full memory
Moved up in about 1945/46 into a prefab, our first home., I was about 1 year old so cannot remember the move. I used to help the prisoners of war build the ...Read full memory
Does anyone remember being the first lot of first year students at the new Peckham Girls School? I remember being there with Iris Roe, Helen Okeeffe and Eleanor Lawrence. My name is Yolande Barker nee Hood. Where are you now girls?
This is the entrance to my primary school. I was there from 1960 - 64. Most of the teachers were Welsh. Ryan Davies was very influential before he went back into TV and theatre so was Mr Evans, Mrs Davis and Miss Straker (the only English teacher!) Even the head was Welsh Mr Lewis. Alan Dighton
My family moved to Bracknell in 1961 from Lancashire. I can remember some of the shops in Crossway. At the top end by the High Street was a toyshop, next door was a gents clothes shop ...Read full memory
In the early & mid 50's as a lad I spent my weekends working in the boatyard by the bridge. As you look at the picture it was downstream of Kendal bridge on the left.Access was ...Read full memory
I used to get off the bus in Windsor Street down by the post office. When I was young there was an optician on the left hand side. I can remember staggering out of there, ...Read full memory
I remember being fascinated by these as a child in the 60's - was like the hall of mirrors at a funfair as they distorted your reflection! There used to be an ...Read full memory
this was residence once then I think it went into a police station. I became a volunteer to serve at front desk. then all small stations were brought out so it was then closed does anyone have any other stories
I lived in Sumner Road and attended Peckham Girls School from 1958 to 1963. My name is Yolande and my surname was then Hood. Would love to know if anyone remembers Iris Roe, Helen Okeeffe, or Eleanor Lawrence. We spent many happy days together.
I .have so many happy memories of Meschia's I spent every week there, my sister Pat and I used to take the big wash on a Saturday morning to the launderette opposite, and while waiting for the ...Read full memory
I remember nightingales both the shop and in the old market hall near the swing boats we used to go and watch them make Godley rock, and cough candy, happy days then we used ton scout round ...Read full memory
I remember Travis street my Great aunt Polly lived there she was John Redferns Gran I think . I used to go with my mum and nan she kept a huge parrot in the front room hated that bird.
Had this been only 4 years later that could have been me in the photo. Just inside on the right (and so behind the inward opening door) was where the Commando and WPL comics were kept and thus visiting the newsagents was a weekly pilgrimage come pocket money day.
Evacuated here just before the war, I went to Wycombe Preparatory School for six months. I later went to the High School, which was then up Amersham Hill. The School Sports field ...Read full memory
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