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My Old School!

I used to go to school here in 1978/79, think it stopped being a school the year later....my name was Jane Carless....

Growing Up In Bersham

I was born in Mill Terrace - no 4. I remember the Timberlakes ( known to me as mrs. Timlick) next door and I think I have a photo somewhere of a couple who could be Jean and Roger. Like Erica I played in the waterfall and ...Read full memory

A memory of Bersham by babcraig

My Friend And I

My friend Catherine Payne (Chapple) & myself Jennie Brooker (Jennifer Booth) are the 2 figures in front of the Seeboard shop in this picture. We think we are going to school but not sure but I can remember many times crossing the ...Read full memory

A memory of Coulsdon by jenniebrooker

Old Cottage Hospital

I remember having to go to this hospital as child I came off my bicycle on new stretch of road near my home . just to let everyone know . the hospital has been boarded up for sometime and till recently there was a small ...Read full memory

A memory of Frimley

Great Grandparents

My great grandparents also lived in this road. Charles Alexander Adamson & Mary Elizabeth Adamson nee Dover

A memory of Lowestoft

Great Grandparents Lived Here

Great grandparents lived here in 1890

A memory of Lowestoft

Blundellsands

I remember a home for unmarried mothers in blundellsands Crosby, I am hoping to find local people who may remember it, it was called Berkley house but also had a catholic name it wasn't far from the station off serpentine rd I think. ...Read full memory

A memory of Crosby

Still Clear Memories Of My Birth Town

I notice many other contributors focus on the shops in the town centre and I will cover these in my next ramblings but start with my schools. I was born in March 1949 at Upney maternity hospital and my first ...Read full memory

A memory of Barking by geoff.purdy

St Catherine's School, Barton.

I went to St Catherine's from about the age of 7 in 1958 along with my siblings. Some of my best friends were Sandra Humphries, who wanted to be a pop singer and I remember she had a great voice, Gillian ...Read full memory

A memory of Barton Upon Irwell

Happy And Sad

my memory is also asking for information. Does anyone remember {this will be for the older generation} a mother and baby home not far from the station its common name was Berkley House but it also had a catholic name ,it was just off ...Read full memory

A memory of Crosby

St Johns School For Boys

Army child and went to eight different schools 1936-1946. There was an all boys school called St Johns at Weymouth. On one of my return trips to my native county from Canada, I was perturbed to see it had been pulled ...Read full memory

A memory of Weymouth by Peter Giles

Happy Times

I am Ian Robinson and I worked at Land and Sea and then the Tarantella in 1965 with a guy called Rob Smedley the Tarantella was managed by a Mrs Olwyn Robinson and I think the owner was called Preston though I am not too sure of ...Read full memory

A memory of Abersoch by Ian Robinson

Remember This School Vividly

I remember going to this school not long after it opened, I went to school with a girl called Magdeline Wrenn who was my best friend at the time, unfortunately my parents decided to emigrate to Australia, and we left ...Read full memory

A memory of Basildon by prjwilliams

Special Days

The other day I just did a little search for some old photos of Theale where I spend many days out camping and fishing from around 1963 to 1970 when I was a teenager. It was very different then of course - when the M4 stopped at ...Read full memory

A memory of Theale

My Father

My father Francis Gallagher was killed in the West Cameron Colliery Greengairs . On 28th.October 1937 .He was a Machine man and he was killed by fall of stone from roof. Scottish Mining Website. Fatal Accidents 1937

A memory of Greengairs

Football Medal

I have a medal which belonged to my late husband's grandfather. He told me it was given to him for playing football and is silver in colour. On the front are his grandfather's initials RD and on the rear the letters BRAFC ...Read full memory

A memory of Billy Row by dd46

Mister Softee Depot

I WAS BORN IN CANNOCK IN 1967 AND MY DAD DROVE A MISTER SOFTEE ICE CREAM VAN. THE MISTER SOFTEE/LYONS MAID ICE CREAM VAN DEPOT WAS IN HEDNESFORD OPPOSITE THE GLOBE PUB.I HAD SOME FANTASTIC MEMORYS BEING WITH MY DAD ON THE ...Read full memory

A memory of Hednesford

Memorial Cottage Worcester Lane

Looking for any one who remembers Joshua Ward or Violet Johns who lived in Memorial Cottage around 1979, Joshua being My wife's Grandfather Paul Bennett 01993842312

Memories

i was born in 1953 in manor park my family moved to Dagenham road 1954 to a new house recently built close to the chase and a short walk to the Farmhouse Pub I can remember the steps leading up to the entrance when only ...Read full memory

A memory of Rush Green by ldoman

I Grew Up In Melrose Gardens, Stag Lane, Edgware.....

Though I was actually born in Bushey, Herts., ( I believe that was where the maternity hospital was in 1939.) Melrose Gardens was a cul-de-sac of about thirty five houses and at least half the ...Read full memory

A memory of Edgware by hrohrer

New Shops

Warren Row was built to provision the people of Bracken Bank, Fernbank Place and Wentworth Way + roads off. The end shop by Bracken Bank was a butchers, the third in was the newsagent and the end one by Fernbank Road was grocers. Also there ...Read full memory

A memory of Ascot by jonestommaddock

The Wiltshire's

Me and our Jane knights was born at 20 Brimble Hill to Bob and Doreen Wiltshire. We then moved into Weir Side Ave with nan and Gramp, Frank and Dolly Wiltshire when our mother left. Have memories from before she left but the ...Read full memory

A memory of Wroughton by nannynobbs

Dean Street Showing The Congregational Chapel On The Right.

Here is the Congregational Chapel on the right and the Post office in the Centre distance of the picture. The Congregational Chapel is on the ground where the Spar is now and the Post office is on the ground in the other picture dated 1909.

A memory of Liskeard by Ann Williams

School Journey

Does anyone remember going on a school journey from Park County Primary School in Doncaster in about 1953/54? We stayed at Long Ashes Guest house and our mothers came on a visit by bus towards the end of the week. I remember ...Read full memory

Early Days 1956

Wonderfull Experience spent my sixteenth birthday at the school, Memories fade , I believe my house master was a Mr Morrell, ? my badge was all blue, i had to go to his room for my assessnent sat in front of a blazing log fire. ...Read full memory

A memory of Eskdale by Philip Wells

The Man That Barton Under Needwood Didn't Want

this is a strange but true story and I hope that one day I can meet the family of the above man. Arthur Warrington was born in the village i believe, he went to war in the first world war and also ...Read full memory

A memory of Ilford

Outdoor Pools

I remember going here when I was very young. Must have made quite an impression on me. I was too small to go into the main pool but loved walking and playing in the shallow water along the side. I am sure there was a large fountain ...Read full memory

A memory of Kingsbury

14 Avontar Road

I lived at 14 avontar road from 1953 till 1967 I went to Lennards secondary school 1959 to 1963 I used to walk to school with one of my neighbours Stella Mead.

A memory of South Ockendon

Evacuees

I was an evacuee sent to Torquay in WW2 with our school from Ealing. Not a very happy time I'm afraid. Do remember watching the bombing of Plymouth from the bedroom window. The local children I think, thought we were from another ...Read full memory

A memory of Torquay

Nevern In Wales Mid 1950s.

In the mid 1950s when I was about six or seven years of age my parents took me on a holiday to a farmhouse just outside Nevern, the farm was owned by a couple named Thomas. They were then from photos I have, probably in ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Derek Stocker

Holidays In Ogmore

I never lived in Ogmore Vale but my parents and grandparents did. We went there for holidays and stayed in my grandparents house in 9 Highland Place. They were the Jones family. Grandfather was the organist and choir ...Read full memory

Old Memories Of Woodruffe School

I was a pupil between 1942 and 1944. My name then was Barbara Brown and I lived in Redditch, travelling each day by train. I went to Woodruff because my father had also attended the school (Walter Brown, ...Read full memory

A memory of Barnt Green by barbara

Christ Church

My brother Tommy Nevett,my sister Annette Smith and I Sheila Kirkman nee Nevett were all christened at this church many many moons ago.

A memory of Blackpool by s.kirkman

The Mounts Area

My grandparents lived in Earl street next to the morning star pub , of which I can find no info. There was a Chinese laundry opposite and I remember collecting their Chrisp White sheets wrapped in brown paper. I attended St ...Read full memory

A memory of Northampton

Northampton

Does anyone know anything about the mounts area. My grandparents lived in earl street next door to the morning star pub , of which I can find no information. Opposite them was a Chinese laundry called sunlight. I remember collecting ...Read full memory

A memory of Grosmont

Summer Holidays

I was born in 1948 and my Grandma lived at Brook Bridge House in Kilby. I can remember hating living in Industrial Huddersfield but only because I could not wait to get to Kilby for my weeks holiday in the summer. There was a farm ...Read full memory

A memory of Kilby by puppyperson

Department Store

As a young girl my grandma used to take me to dewsbury every Saturday and we always went to meet my auntie in Bickers? Cafe I remember it was very posh they used to bring a selection of cakes and buns to your table, very similar ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by m.garside25

Hatfield Cottage Crays Hill

I have amazing memories of crays hill, we lived in Hatfield Cottage Harding Elms Road, my nan and grandad lived there ,then my mum and dad my brother and myself moved in with them around 1958. I lived there until I ...Read full memory

A memory of Crays Hill by hcsinnott

Iron Bridge Cat Steps Stacksteads Bacup Lancs.

I lived across the road very near to the cat steps which was a primitive path taking you up the hillside to a roadway at the top , then leading to Fearns high school.I used this path four times a day. The path is still there today.

A memory of Stacksteads

Antique Brown Alligator Doctors/ Travelling Bag

Hi . I have absolutely no connection with Clayton Le Moors but a bag being sold on eBay via America does. If anyone is interested or has a connection with a Mrs C S J Halking of ...Read full memory

A memory of Clayton-Le-Moors

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