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My Prison Wedding

my name is Nicola and i think me and my husband was the last people to get married at camp hill we got married October 2010 it was the best day of my life getting married there i traveled from west sussex with my son and ...Read full memory

Bluestone Cottage Hough Hill

When I moved to "Bluestone" in 1955 there was no water or sanitation .Mum and Dad ( Len & Ellen Snape) collected the water in pales from the spout in Sandy Lane. We had a well but the water in it wasn't safe to ...Read full memory

Meadow School Ninfield

I LIVED AT LUNSFORD CROSS AND WENT TO MEADOW SCHOOL NINFIELD FROM 1948 - 1955 WHEN IT CLOSED. I THEN WENT TO CLAVERHAM AT BATTLE. I DO REMEMBER A JESSIE BRUNGER AND MARLENE AND JENNY GODDEN FROM MOOR HALL STABLES. ALSO ...Read full memory

A memory of Ninfield by maggielaing

Wheatley This Is How I Remember It .

i went to wheatley primary with Mr Evans the head ,remember walking in classes for dinner in bell lane, then going to wheatley secondary school can remember standing in entrance hall waiting for the Head Mr ...Read full memory

A memory of Wheatley by glyn.plested

Portmanmoor Rd Late70 Early80s Splott

Hi everyone , omg u all brought back good memories ..drakes, the fish shop with huge scary crocodile hanging from ceiling, on corner on portmanmoor rd , which is where i lived, no. 13..yes we was poor very ...Read full memory

A memory of Splott by ullkei

Childhood Memories

My grandma had a chalet on green lane at skipsea for many years from 1950s and can remember when there was old train and tram carriges used as holiday lets all along the cliff top,my mum practicaly grew up there,as did i and can ...Read full memory

A memory of Skipsea by salemcat2

Eden Hall 1957 1960

My memory of Eden Hall was not good. I remember once when I was accused of standing on another boys fingers when running in the playground for that I was hit across my bottom six times with his shoe this caused a bit of a ...Read full memory

Tewkesbury (Common)

As a family living in the Black Country, we used to go out every Sunday in the summer with our (doings), as mom used to call them. In fact that was a camping gas stove to boil a kettle so we could have a cup of tea with our ...Read full memory

Does Anyone Have An Old Photograph Showing The Hardware Store On The Corner Of Westborne Road, West Kirby

Walking home from school down Whetstone Lane in 1949 to where I lived on Alexander Road with my Mum and Dad, brothers Philip, Kenneth, Bobbie and Len.

A memory of West Kirby by tks1934

South Wales Transport Conductor 1967

had great fun and a wonderful learning experience working on the town's buses as a conductor during university holidays in the late 60s just before so much changed in the town. there are so many wonderful memories in the glanymor and tyisha booklets, they are a joy to read

A memory of Llanelli by ray.nelson

More Teddy Barlow

I lived on Kent Avenue (27) from 1953 to 1958, and I remember Teddy Barlow well, a lot of Kent Avenue was still under construction at that time , a fabulous playground for us kids, and a watchmen with a wooden leg (allegedly). ...Read full memory

A memory of Rawmarsh by mick.daines

Childhood Visits To The Old Post Office

I visited the old post office with my mother in the early to mid 1960's. I believe that my mother was related to the lady who ran the post office and the little shop, perhaps a cousin. I don't ...Read full memory

Cumwhinton

My name is helen scott (nee bryant ) i was born in cumwhinton as was my maternal grandmother / great grandmother /and my great great grandfather who was a bowman and i do belive his father was born in cumwhinton a joseph bowman i do ...Read full memory

Maypole Liptons John Street

I did some of my early training in the maypole-Lipton store in John Street under store manager Dick Roberts & Deputy Manager Ben Hopkins. I recall querying why there were rows of wellington boots on a bench in the ...Read full memory

A memory of Porthcawl by Haydn Ebbs

Sheila And Audrey Add Colin

My sister Audrey and I moved to St Margarets Ave North Cheam about 1935 our maiden name was Dwight.We both went to Park Farm Infant School and junior school in Kingston Ave then to Chatsworth Rd Secondary ...Read full memory

A memory of North Cheam

Can You Help With The Names Of 3 Old Shops In Swanwick Please

Can anyone help me with the following history of Swanwick please, thanks: Who was the butcher opposite Gee's (Willgooses) paper shop. What was the name of the Owner of the ...Read full memory

A memory of Swanwick

Smith's Shop In Chelmsford

After watching an episode of Stephen Fry's QI this evening, one of his topics sent my thoughts back to a memory of my childhood in Chelmsford in the 1960's. Smith's shop in the High Street, opposite the then Bond's ...Read full memory

A memory of Chelmsford

Fond Memories

I was born in marple bridge and went to ludworth primary school mr Kennedy was then headmaster. We used to live over the road from the school, my grandfather Frank Taylor was I believe the village blacksmith years ago. When the ...Read full memory

A memory of Marple Bridge by chlolew

Manaton Road

Hi my husbands family lived in manaton rd the lewis family ,sid &frances their children Christine ,siddey. joyce , lenny their dad sid was in the Navy ,his wife france family were frank & rose Gillman , frank & Sid drank in the star ...Read full memory

A memory of Peckham by carolinelewis

Early Life In Stenalees

I was born in Stenalees in 1954 and my family and I lived in Singlerose Terrace, until we moved to Australia in 1967 - I moved back to the UK in 2008. My Dad (Donald Woolcock) had a fantastic garden and we grew all ...Read full memory

A memory of Stenalees by dianehunter54

Borough Green. The War Years.

I am 80 and lived with my parents in Borough Green from 1934 to the early fifties. We lived between Station Approach and the Cinema. Dad had his office attached. It is now Chinese . After being shops and Wally's ...Read full memory

A memory of Borough Green by demayo

Borough Green. The War Years.

Hallo Marian/Miss/Mrs. Have discovered this website. I lived near the Station and next door but ond to the Cinerma from 1934 until the early 50, I was a contempory of Gerald Cloke and Tony Jessup. Both sadly ...Read full memory

A memory of Borough Green by demayo

Old Folkestone High Street

Memories? Many! Worked on the refurbishment of some of the shops on the left of the picture. Often went to the 'pictures' at the Central Cinema in George lane up the top. My late wife worked as secretary for the ...Read full memory

A memory of Folkestone by ronchad

Teenage Memories

I spent most of my leisure time at Seaburn in the 1950's and early 60's.It used to be a wonderful place to visit,the Seaburn Hotel,Popular Cafe,Notarrianis (we spent a lot of time here drinking hot orange).The fairground was a ...Read full memory

A memory of Seaburn by Jean Elliott

Good Mates And Grown Ups

I was born in 1937 at Steed Road Muswell Hill. 1938 moved to 137 Northview Road opposite the alley leading to the playing fields. Used to go that way to school at Crouch End sec mod. First school Campsbourne Road Primary. ...Read full memory

A memory of Hornsey by brianfinn37

Litchfield Gardens Hall Family

I was born in 58 Litchfield gardens in 1949 and went to St Andrews juniors and still remember the air raid shelters in the play ground and being there when they were knocked down. I took a trip 'down memory lane' ...Read full memory

A memory of Willesden by hall.anthony9

My Memorys

I lived in the old mill house in Edward road chadwell heath went to pic on sat morning then ballroom dancing up staire with dot taylor and tommy alcote.

Moxley County Primary School Memories

I lived at 43 High street Moxley from 1955, year of my birth to 1968. I attended Moxley county Primary school a friend of mine, Carole Jacobs (Nee Richards) are trying to get as many photos or memories of the ...Read full memory

A memory of Moxley by jackiemills53

First School

I lived in Central Avenue when I was 5 and Bell Street Infants school was my first school, I can remember walking to school with my mum. I also recall buying shoes from a little shoe shop, opposite about where this picture is taken.

A memory of Wigston by lunacy69

My Childhood

I was born and lived just down the road from where this photo was taken. My dad was the village blacksmith.

A memory of Great Staughton by earls

Ives Newsagent

Ives was my mothers maiden name, it was her father Edward and then her brother Bryan who had the shop . I believe it was a newsagents before my grandfather was proprietor.Bryan sold the shop and moved to Somerset .He sadly passed ...Read full memory

A memory of Southall by steve_c_54

Photographer E Clapham

Just wondering if anybody has any details re the above, I have a picture of a very old relative taken by Mr Clapham of Ferney Lee during the 1800's, many thanks.

A memory of Todmorden by basenamer

Growing Up In Bisley

My memories of growing up in bisley are newer then the ones on here I grew up in the 1970's my grandad lived on bisley common and when the houses were built on Shaftesbury road he brought on of the first ones which my mum was ...Read full memory

A memory of Bisley by mike.bear73

Xmas With Den

I recall as a little boy seeing Father Christmas it all seemed very magical as we sat in a sleigh which looked as we were moving forward through a snowy landscape till we arrived at santas grotto and a gift was given happiest days of my life .

A memory of Uxbridge by cmaycooke

Anthony Martin Born In Bourton

My Farther George Martin played for Bourton Rovers football team an in the river

Barnes How It Used To Be

I was 3 when we moved to barnes, I remember distinctly as if it were yesterday going down to the High Street with my mum when I was about 6 or 7 especially going to the 2 toy shops that used to be there, one was called the ...Read full memory

A memory of Barnes by geoffreydunsby1

Remember Pevensey Bay

im an ex Pevensey bay man born and bread in the bay in the late forties,my name is john parks iv a twin brother Alan we used to live next to the castle inn till I was about five then moved to the centre of the bay. my ...Read full memory

A memory of Pevensey Bay by John Parks

Fifties Remembered

I served 22 months in the army camp in Whitchurch & I go back at least once a year to refresh my memories of a beautiful town. My eldest daughter Dawn was born there in 1957. I loved the walks around the area & the ...Read full memory

Sport In Sutton

My Father Frank Adey (now 93) ran the Baseball at Rosehill Rec Sutton...I remember many days walking from our home in Benhill Avenue, to the games with the Sutton Beavers. I have fond memories of the Old Granada Cinema, having ...Read full memory

A memory of Sutton by frankadey

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