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Whitestrand

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 memory of Salcombe by gemstonesmgw

Belleville School

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

A memory of Battersea by s.fomes

Days Kids

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

A memory of Mexborough by lalmond321

My Youth In Uxbridge.

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

A memory of Uxbridge by yvonne1946

Days Kids

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

A memory of Mexborough by lalmond321

Atalanta

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

A memory of Woking by axford2ann

Great Grandfather

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

A memory of Lyme Regis by jphillips3

Remember The Good Old Days

I remember playing at the swings as pictured before they were recited in a position on the recreation ground. Peter

St. Barnabus Youth Club.

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.

A memory of Sutton by Ralph Burrage

Growing Up On Newberries Avenue!

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

A memory of Radlett by albanium

Shute School, 1971 To 1974

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

Memories Of Kensal Rise, And The Library

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

A memory of Kensal Rise by pamfoster59

Mrs

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

A memory of Huntingdon by suej55

Halcyon Days!

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

A memory of Salford by geoffpidd

Search For Memories Of My Family

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

A memory of Thornley by tulatew

Brother And Sister Attended

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 Sunday School

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

A memory of Nechells

Past Times

I lived in Kirn from 1933 to 1948 when we moved about one mile to Hunters's Quay. The pier was owned by Mr. Imrie and it cost 1p to get on or off. Next to the pier was the coal pier of solid construction and that is where children fished ...Read full memory

A memory of Kirn

Wembley High Street

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

A memory of Wembley

Meadows Supermarket

Does anyone remember Meadows Supermarket in The High Street in the 1960s?

A memory of Hoddesdon

Yacht Pond

My brother fell in here, probably around 1949.

A memory of Bromley by capricorn_11

Lyons Corner House

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.

A memory of Bromley by capricorn_11

Trinity Church Richmond Marketplace

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

A memory of Richmond by ray.newton

Good Times At Populars

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

Growing Up

i lived at the top of sandy row in the 1950s and used to go up to the institute to roller skate from there as the building was on a slight incline. This was a beautiful old building I can't remember when it was demolished and replaced by ...Read full memory

A memory of Belfast by linda_sands

The Hewer Alias Radbourn Of Northleach And Turkdean

Earlier this year I visited Northleach my husband's Ancesters hail from there. His great great Grandfather William Hewer alias Radbourn bought Leygore farm in 1832, a farm of 800 acres ...Read full memory

A memory of Northleach by Pam Hewer

Little Folks Home

Can anyone remember the little folks home in Bexhill on sea. I was only twelve at the time, this was around 1956. I can only remember a sister Moris and nurse Hancock, I have been back to find the place in 2001 but unfortunately ...Read full memory

A memory of Bexhill by eric1944

Ravenswood Avenue, Tunbridge Wells

I am researching the history of The Ravenswood Avenue estate (Ravenswood Avenue, Pinewood Road, Lipscombe Road, Fairfield Avenue and part of Hilbert Road between the top of King George V Hill and ...Read full memory

Chestfield And Swalecliffe. The War Years,

Have many memories, some happy, some sad, culminating in the death of my mother, Ivy Maud Smith on the 16th August 1944 when a V1 destroyed a railway bridge causing the train she was on to crash. Had ...Read full memory

Trimpley Reservoir

The picture is of Trimpley reservoir taken from the yacht club slipway looking towards the south-eastern end of the reservoir somewhere around 1969 as in 1965 the contractors were still moving the soil to create the ...Read full memory

Happy Days

I was born in Clacton in 1953 along with my twin Brother. We spent most of our time down by the sea because my Dad worked at Butlins around 1960. My uncles worked on the Pier and my Nan worked in the Arcadeds and we also had an ...Read full memory

The Rowland Clan

I have been looking for any one with the surname of Rowland in the borough I have managed to locate my great Grandparents grave in Epsom cemetery and after looking up census information have come to a dead end,as my grandfather ...Read full memory

A memory of Epsom by johnrowland219

Mr & Mrs Whiffen

I well remember the Whiffens from my childhood there house was at the end terrace opposite the " the bomb builings" we spent hours & hours over there in the early fifties.We did not have much contact with the Whiffins though I do ...Read full memory

A memory of Sutton by johnrowland219

Maybe Snap!

I was born in a private nursing home near Walpole Park in 1939. It was at the junction of Somerset Road and Culmingdon Road. I lived in Culmington Road until I married in 1961 when I moved to Hillingdon. I went to Harvington ...Read full memory

A memory of Ealing by hilary.sykes

School Days

I remember this well, Christchurch, Ealing Broadway. I went here with school - Harvington - which was just off Ealing Common, we walked there down Springbridge Road past the swimming baths. I lived in Ealing from birth in 1939 until ...Read full memory

A memory of Ealing by hilary.sykes

'Ivy Holme ' Farm Homestead

My Grandfather Edward Garrett leased this property from 1900 to 1910. During this period he was publican of The Swan Public House . I have a photo of the home taken during that period.

A memory of Ivy Holme Fm by dgarrett

From An American

My husband was a career officer in the US Air Force. In July, 1971, he was posted to RAF Upper Heyford for four years. We found a house to rent in Shipton - Gale's Green - just two doors from the Shaven Crown. ...Read full memory

Skeet And Jeffes

Who remembers Skeet and Jeffes.I worked there for 3 years in the 1970s .It was one big happy family.I played for their football team which was called 'Essjay FC'....get it.We used to work Saturday mornings then meet at the Red ...Read full memory

A memory of Woking by blueandyj

Exmouth To Starcross Ferry

My great great Granddad started the Exmouth to Starcross steam ferry in the 1880's - His name was Freddy Gronberg! My name is Janet Peniston - my Mother's maiden name was Eva Gisela Gronberg!

A memory of Exmouth by redparisspider

Southall Family

I have just returned from a nostalgic trip to Southall. My Grandparents Joseph Remington Boynton Ellis and Agnes Ellis first lived in Mount Pleasant Cottages opposite Dormers Wells High School around 1930. Grandad Joseph, and ...Read full memory

A memory of Southall

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