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Memories Of Whittlebury School.

Well, Simon, I remember you. Your Father was a very good actor...if I'm not mistaken. After leaving Whittlebury in 1964 and via Art College -I became an actor myself under the name of "Paul Gregory" and now ...Read full memory

A memory of Whittlebury by pgregory789

Shah Of Persia

When I speak about the Shah of Persias visit to Makepiece Road in the early 60s, people dismiss it as another bit of nostalgic claptrap. I was however watching his visit from my bedroom window at 33 Makepiece Rd., as he and his ...Read full memory

A memory of Bracknell by vivien.philip

Best Memories

My name is Marilyn and I lived in Rectory road, Farnborough and enjoyed some very happy days there before moving to Australia. I used to walk to Frimley green to visit my Aunty Rosemary and my Nanna. And in the other direction ...Read full memory

A memory of Farnborough by missmaz52


i was born in aberbargoed 39 lewis street 26/12/1966 1 of seven i loved youth club gattis cafe i always remember tha old quarry on the markham road in the summe it wouid be packed with people swimming there were 2 ponds in there ...Read full memory

A memory of Aberbargoed

Eastwells The Grocer

Hi, does anyone remember the names of who ran Eastwells the grocer? My dad grew up here and is trying to remember the name - David? Robert?

A memory of Barkingside

Sun Trap Open Air School Hayling Island

I attended Suntrap School in 1963, suffering from asthma. I was Maureen Bailey then and I was 13 years old. I remember Sue and Sandra, and my main friend was Mary. I remember the dormitory, the dining room ...Read full memory

Information Please.....

hope no-one minds me posting here,im desperatley trying to find a gentleman by the name of GRAHAM WEST...MR WEST would be in his 60,s and was originally thought to be from YNYSYBWL....thankyou for taking the time to read this........Sandrina taylor

A memory of Ynysybwl by sandiekipper67

Pontllanfraith Grammar School

I started school here in 1953 travelling from Argoed everyday. Here I met my future husband, Tony Boulter, his sister Marjorie, her husband Derek Mills and brother Clive. Unfortunately my husband died in ...Read full memory

Chailey Workhouse

I am a relative of the Beards of S.Chailey. My g/father was the Master of the workhouse later called Pouchlands. He was also the register of the area (births/deaths etc). His wife Gertrude lived opposite the Mill Lane windmill in later days and I think I remember it, next to the bakery.

A memory of Chailey by nic.paris020

Looking For Some One In Harlow New Town..Maybe Old Town Too?


A memory of Harlow by pmk66

Bill The Parrot And The Three Stooges

My Grandad Ken Williams lived in Grove Road, he was a Tube train driver and his best friend was Jack Minty. When I was very small he was married to my Grandma Dorothy Williams who worked at the baths and ...Read full memory

Mum In Sainsbury

Hi Mike I wonder when you worked for Sainsbury. My Mum 'Ellen' or you may have known her as Helen worked there on the butter pats. It would have been in the late 50's

A memory of Barking by solalla

Richard Magli At The Regent Cafe New Street

I was quite young in 1962 but it was then that my parents purchased the leasehold on the Regent Café in New Street. We moved in at the start of the big freeze of that winter. The café was a ...Read full memory

Is That My Dad's Car?

This is Corby Town Centre as I will always remember it. Long before the pedestrianization of Corporation Street, and long before a new building on Market Square obliterated the social heartland of the town! This was a town centre ...Read full memory

A memory of Corby by Kenneth Kerr

Marden Park

Marden Park was the furthest extent of our cross-country run from Caterham School (Wapses Lodge) in 1951. We would leave the school, cross the Caterham by-pass, run on a bridle path between fields (which I believe, in 1944, were used ...Read full memory

A memory of Caterham by druidh

Townhill 1950s

I moved to 4a Crawford place in 1951 aged 5 Townhill was my first school and remember headmistress as Johnstone ? headmaster was Mr Wilson and lived in school grounds. We went to the old church hall for our school meals. The ...Read full memory

A memory of Townhill by kennethmilne

I Was Nearly Killed Here!

Greetings from Canada! O how this picture brings back memories. I was raised on nearby Argyll Street in the late 50's and 60's, and the area shown in this picture encompasses virtually all of my childhood... But also ...Read full memory

A memory of Corby by Kenneth Kerr

The Railway Pub

I used to drink in here during the mid 1960s. I am looking for an african man I met all those years ago. I can't remember his name but he came from Nigeria. Its Pamela Fletcher..get in touch.

A memory of Alperton by whatarushcakes

Cound Hall

After my grandfather's death the family home at Bishop's Castle was sold and his daughter, my aunt Daisy Probert moved to a rented top floor flat in Cound Hall. At that time the Hall was home to a rich selection of characters living in ...Read full memory

A memory of Cound by cjdprobert

The Fields Of Golden Corn In Sunbury

I was born in 1950 above my father's butchers shop Laughtons in Green St. Behind the shop they made leather from cows hide I can still smell it not pleasant haha. Beside the butchers shop there was Dots Cafe a ...Read full memory

A memory of Sunbury by jeandennehy123

Thomas John Powell 1945 1950

My grandfather, Thomas John Powell, was sent to Aylesbury from South Eales to work at the end of the war until 1950. I would be interested to know what sort of work he might have done in Aylesbury and whether anyone has any recollections of him.

A memory of Aylesbury


my mum lived here way back in 1932? she lived in the valley with family. her father worked down the mines. visited this valley cant remember when but those days you left back door open for neighbours who popped in. she was the only person from all friends passed the test for national service .

A memory of New Tredegar

Grimsby Town Dock Station

I was born at 171 Church Street, where the East Marsh flats now stand. My father worked on the docks at New Holland, so when I was a few weeks old my mother took me there to join him in Manchester Square. In 1953 my ...Read full memory

A memory of Ledbury by leslie

Childhood Memories

I have now settled in the south of Lincolnshire, I've lived here for 45 years, but I still consider it to be my home town. I visit my Aunty Betty whose lived there all her life, I've listened to the stories my father tells me of ...Read full memory

A memory of Selby by jonmurphy928

Stokes Family, 26 Currie Street, Battersea

Is there anyone who remembers the Stokes family who lived at 26 Currie Street until the end of 1958 ? I lived there with my parents & grandparents until i was 7 when the slum clearance made us relocate ...Read full memory

A memory of Battersea by dp_stokes

Scout Camp Near Turners Hill

My memory of Turners Hill goes back 60 years, to 1955, when our scout troop camped across the road from Worth Priory. We were the 53rd Croydon (St Gertrude's) Troop. I recall we were given the run of the woods in ...Read full memory

A memory of Turners Hill by druidh

I'm A Plympton Lad

My family moved from Battisborough Cross, Holbeton in 1938, I was 9 years old. I think my dad bought 6 Clifton Estate, Colebrook in 1938 for 250 quid brand new. I attended Plympton Senior School and later Warrans on North ...Read full memory

A memory of Plympton by victorgarrod

Sandbach The Good Old Days

l am 65 in Jan and l think l can name nearly all the shop from the 1955 Tho l not lived there since I was 16 Fond memory Jill carrie

A memory of Sandbach

Richard Alibon Infants And Junior School

I used to live st 30 Rogers Road and attended Richard Alibon school, my first teacher there was Mrs Rees a right strict woman, no talking in class she had a hard sharp face with greying blonde hair in a ...Read full memory

A memory of Dagenham

Memories Of St Michaels School Sunninghill

I went to St Michaels C of E school in Sunninghill 1960 to 1964, I remember the head master Mr Steele he drove a Morris Oxford MO, I also remember Miss Pope she always wore the same brown shoes. The ...Read full memory

A memory of Ascot


I remember having coal delivered at my Mothers house , we lived in Mill Close, and had a shed just for coal .I remember them coming to deliver the coal and it would be a lot of noise as they filled it up.This would be around 1959 to 1966.Do not remember the name of the company.Lucy Brauer

A memory of Crosby by lucybrauer

In Fields Of Gold

Mum and Dad lived in Crantock for years and when I could get away from London I would visit them. We would always have a walk in the evening out across West Pentire. It was magic to my soul with the sky larks over head and ...Read full memory

A memory of West Pentire

Manor Lane

Number 40 Manor Lane was the family home of my Grandfather Edward Gardner's Family his father also Edward was we are told a Hatton Garden Jeweller.

A memory of Lewisham

Alma Road And Bexley Lane Schools

What wonderful schools. Still remember the names of the teachers, whom in those days we gave respect. I realise now just how good the education was and indeed taught respect! In my teens, over fifty years ago, I ...Read full memory

A memory of Sidcup

Beautiful Hendon

Even though I was born a good ten-years after the second world war, Hendon was my home town. I loved it there. I attended Algernon Infant and Junior school, then onto St Mary's in the Downage. I always loved Hendon, but on a ...Read full memory

A memory of Hendon

Bridge Street

All my fathers family came from Ogmore Vale he moved to England but every summer we had our holidays in Ogmore ,i remember the Lymp and the ice cream parlour next door i used to go about with Dia Griggs Titch Gregory and frank ...Read full memory

A memory of Ogmore Vale by cliffkeagle

Coffee Bar Cowboys

Hal's Café, The Caprice, Bernies, were the favoured meeting places for the Motor cycling boys form Morden and the surrounding areas shoving tanners in to the juke box and trying to make a cup of coffee last for about 3 or 4 ...Read full memory

A memory of Morden by malclatch

Park Place

Please can anyone help I am trying to find out about a public house I think it must have been about 1950s its not a pub a lot of family's lived in it so I am lead to believe

A memory of Darlington

Happy Days

I was Head Girl at Irvine Royal for the last two years of my education. I was a Kilwinning girl and attended from 1969-1972. Living through the 3 day week and walking daily from Kilwinning to Irvine wasn't much fun! But I loved school ...Read full memory

A memory of Irvine

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