I entered the CRX as a patient in March 1974, ostensibly for 6weeks treatment, but I didn't leave until December 1981. I was under the care of Dr Barbara Ansell and her rheumatology team who specialised in children with ...Read full memory
I am wondering of anybody can share with me any memories or stories about the old cinema and billiard hall at 244 Whalley Road (now Ribble Valley Recliners). I am using the ...Read full memory
while hop picking with my parents at a farm in paddock wood in the early 1950s i was badley burnt when a petrol stove exploded farm name not rememberd spent 6 months in the burns unit at a hospital in ...Read full memory
I remember this view like it was yesterday. It is looking east towards Wilsons Corner. On the right is the Arcade and on the left side of the Arcade is a shop called Sacks & Brendalls (might have been Sacks & Brendlaw..). ...Read full memory
i was born at 58 killingworth avenue castlepark backworth i loved it went potato picking with my mam and grandmar loved the ride on the lorry.loved the huge park my teacher was mrs carr she had a huge beehive hair do i was terrified ...Read full memory
My husband was born in Albert Road, Penarth 1943 and used to speak of loads of old tanks left to rot away in fields. Also some sort of tunnel that was later blocked off. He left there for the Midlands when he was 7 years old and ...Read full memory
The photo of Station Hill reminds me of many happy days spent at my aunts house further down the hill ,she lodged in a lovely house with a balcony across the front owned by a couple Em and Bert who ...Read full memory
I left England in 1956, the son of Bill Hubbard, the local blacksmith. I would love to track down Nicholas Campbell, the son of Winnie Campbell, my best friend at the time. Anyone could tell me how to contact him would be greatly appreciated, thanks, Anthony (Tony).
I was 2 ,1941 when we moved into 19 Brakespear road. My father was an engineer at Bristol Aircraft Co. We were bombed out of Bristol and my father was moved underground to Spring Quarry to build Centaurus engines for Beaufighters.I ...Read full memory
Hello, we are Alice Phoebe Hannah and Vilma students of the Central Saint Martins University College and we would like to receive any help from all of you that get memories of Rainham ...Read full memory
Pretty sure that Butler's was the "approved" dealer for local school uniforms - certainly I got fitted out there for my Queen Mary's Grammar School uniform in 1959. Barry Howard
I remember the Domestic Oil Stores in Barden Road. In the 1940's I lived in Norfolk Road. They sold all manner of things and there were goods outside, brooms etc. I do remember that two sisters ran the shop and used to see them sweeping the ...Read full memory
I attended Belmont School from Nursery right through to Senior. My name was Gill Stokes (now McQuaid), I was born in 1939 and lived at 43 Headcorn Road, Thornton Heath. I know the school has been closed for years but it is great to ...Read full memory
In the years of early 1960 through the 1970's my mother Iris Beilby was the housekeeper and cook to the High Court Judges when they were in attendance at the courts in Bristol. She had for a ...Read full memory
My name is Rob Beilby and I grew up in Durham City from 1937 until 1966. I and my brothers Bryan and Jimmy lived in a pub called the "Angel Inn" at the top of Crossgate from 1937 until 1945 ...Read full memory
Used to get the bus to Park North around the corner on the left.
I remember straight ahead of you there was a shop that sold Tobacco it had a statue outside.
We moved from London into a flat above the shops and when Baileys the newsagent opened I worked there. It was whilst I was working there that I met a guy called Allan Cole (who was the first Head Boy in Albury Manor ...Read full memory
I remember once a year (c1961) a man used to ride on horseback from Rochdale to Norden dressed as John Wesley (or his brother?) and he used to go up to Bank House Farm where there was the original pulpit from when one ...Read full memory
I remember making the journey back and forth from our home in northumberland to visit my grandmother who was housekeeper here in I think (late 60s). Florence humble a little lady with a blue rinse! I remember ...Read full memory
I am not sure whether Baileys Pit Farm is the same as I remember a large old house just called Baileys Pit. During the early 1980's, I worked for a company, H J Chapman based in Ledbury and the sales director (John Bailey) ...Read full memory
when I was about 8 did stop in the wood at the keepers cottage was very dark
I remember working in the laundry in wey hill for many years when I left my home town of Birmingham, I have some great memories of my days there, starting in the wash room and getting to know everyone there. My Nan was ...Read full memory
This garden belonged to the artist Oscar Prentice,who taught me to paint as a small child ,his house and studio can't be seen in this photo ,the gnomes all held fishing rods ,no vandalism in those days .
I remember the lovely fresh bread smell from Aldridges the bakery at the Triagle, the Grove Fish and Chip shop's marvellous rock salmon and chips cooked in beef dripping of course, Killips department store's dumb waiter, ...Read full memory
I lived in Birstwith, not yet school age - 1952'ish - and have very clear memories of my short time there. My father's - Albert Wilkinson - job was to keep the mill water run free from weeds, our home was one of ...Read full memory
I lived in Selsdon as a kid from 1964 - its my earliest memory. We lived in Benhurst Gardens, up the top of Old Farleigh Road. We were lucky as kids to have 'the Rec' as we called it, and the Bird Sanctuary very near to go ...Read full memory
I obviously don't remember the common in 1911, but I did live in Old Common Road number 15 from about 1943 until 1955. Where the children are sitting was The Common, and a herd of Fresion cows were often grazed there. Old Common Road ...Read full memory
I use to live along Epsom Lane North Known as the switchback to locals because of the dips up and down in the road, my father bought South Tadworth along there , where I grew up from 1940 to 1957 when I got ...Read full memory
The Hall was the closest Library to my family-home in Marlborough Rd. I used to spend hours there every week, researching school homework; and collecting Library Books for myself, ...Read full memory
My Mother was Maggie Dresser, Her mother Mabel ?? was an Embleton. My auntie was Jenny Waugh. ( Peter Waugh) corner shop - John St? In the 1950's I went to Sacriston for holidays!! from South Yorkshire. We all knew that we ...Read full memory
My roots in Kendal go very deep indeed, my Great Grandfather was James Dawson Garnett who was born there in 1851 on Lake Road and married Elizabeth Sherrin a local girl in 1871. Their son James Langhorn Garnett was my ...Read full memory
I stayed here for a couple of years in the ruin that;s marked on the OS Landranger maps. It's a lonely spot and not the easiest place in Scotland to get to.
I don't know when the issue was first posted. However, I grew up in Barking and remember both the old Regent cinema in Ripple Road (just) and when in became Regent's Market. Killwicks was in East Street and the furniture ...Read full memory
Pontefract a place I call home, my early years were spent Carleton Home's, it would be 58 years before I saw my real Mum Minne Martin from Castleford. from off the West wood Est. in Cutsyke. I was ...Read full memory
I was born in Croydon in 1954 and lived in Addiscombe all my life. I went to Woodside School and also Ashburton Secondary Modern in Shirley Road. Both Addiscombe and Croydon have changed so much. I remember Kennards, C&A and Debenhams and when buses ran through Croydon town centre.
I am David Bailey's wife and he was born in October 1944 at gate burton hall. His mother was evacuated there and she had David and his twin brother Ray. We hope to visit Lincolnshire in 2015.
Haelfryn Thomas Lewis, 1901-1979 Some of Nelson’s ‘older’ residents will remember Haelfryn Thomas Lewis, the highly-respected teacher and then head-teacher of Llancaiach Primary School in Nelson between ...Read full memory
My childhood was spent living in Cross Lane back in the days when it was rare to visit town, each community was virtually self sufficient with shops, at the bottom of cross lane, on the topside of the Baptist Chapel was Kilburns, ...Read full memory
Back in the 1950s I lived in Primrose Hill, my father was a plumber / electrician working for Joe Ellam in Lockwood, my mother a millworker at Brooks Mill, Armitage Bridge, before I was of school age I can ...Read full memory
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