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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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
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.
I HAVE HEARD THAT I MIGHT HAVE A 1X2 SISTER OR BROTHER LIVING IN HARLOW,MY DAD BUILT A LOT OF THE NEW COUNCIL HOUSES AROUND THERE,HE WAS A BRICLAYER HIS NAME WAS SYDNEY WALLACE WALTERS ,AND ...Read full memory
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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 .
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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