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Broadway Cinema Eccles

I'm Wayne Kenzitt and Ive lived in Eccles for a long time. I remember going to the Broadway on a regular basis and it was a great cinema, which was only a shilling to go in and ...Read full memory

A memory of Eccles by waynekenno

Empire Hotel

My father was the MD of the company who demolished the Hotel in the 60,s we lived in Buxton during that time.

A memory of Buxton by pdandsar

My Childhood In The Rlch Heswall

iI was n Heswall Hospital for ten years, i was a poorly child,i use to go home at weekends. .my friend Denise O'Gorman was in my ward to (HOT ward ) we are still friends ...Read full memory

A memory of Heswall by Lea Shaw

Open Air Swimming Pool was cold. Not as cold as the grammar school open air pool mind when swimming lessons began in May term. My aunt Edith Baines used to teach at the open air pool, and by the end of the summer she was the colour of teak !

A memory of Colchester by chris.yule2

School Days

I also visited Salisbury Avenue where my grandparents lived, every day, as I came home from the Grammar School. I regularly went past the barracks and along the Artillery Folly on my ...Read full memory

A memory of Colchester by chris.yule2

Milk Deliveries By Handcart

I spent the first ten years of my life living in Osborne Road and Stevens Dairy was at the end of the road. Mr Stevens used to deliver milk on a three wheeled handcart - ...Read full memory

A memory of Gillingham by hachesney

Amport? Never Heard Of It!

Septemeber 1950. We had just completed our eight weeks basic training at RAF West Kirby and were all eager to know where our next posting was to be. Against my name was RAF ...Read full memory

A memory of Amport by hachesney

Bridgefoot Stranger

I visited Bridgefoot from the early 1950's to stay with my grandma and granddad at Ellers view next to the Dukes Head (which had been owned by my great granddad Thomas ...Read full memory

A memory of Bridgefoot by steve

Warship Weeks Ww2

During WW2 my Grandfather Albert William Sancto (a retired dockyard cabinet maker) made a very detailed scale model of a warship but was defeated when it came to the small plane ...Read full memory

A memory of Gillingham by hachesney

Valley Farm Camp

I used to come to Valley Farm for my holidays. My parents owned a caravan on there. We used to spend our days at the beach, lunch at Cordys Restaurant and back to the camp for ...Read full memory

Lodge Cottage C

My family and I lived at Lodge Cottage C, up the lane in this picture, as a child in 1956, across from the Big House. Colonel and Mrs. Watt were our landlords and really kind ...Read full memory

The Cliffe Maternity Hospital

I was born in this building in August 1952, does anyone have any photographs? Also there were two other born around the sametime, who are you? Jeff

A memory of Wybunbury by jeff.gayle


Yes I was there then , not sure if you were my age or a year older , looking back wow , a very long time ago lol formerly Sharon Barrett

A memory of Selby by denbighholly


born 1942 lived 50ft away from the swimming pool in Ferndale road for 18 yrs and to this day still cant swim ,petrified of water due to being thrown in the deep end by my sisters.....all very good swimmers....thanks girls!!!

A memory of Ashford by p.george90

Herman And The Hermits

The Floral hall along with a cafe, cinema also had a dance hall as a ballroom dancer and local I regularly attended for practice and competition. It was also the dance hall of ...Read full memory

A memory of Morecambe by stuart

My Formative Years In Ashbourne

I was born at the maternity hospital in 1951, My parents and I lived at 24 Clifton Road while I was a baby but moved to 66 Park Avenue as my mother could not abide ...Read full memory

The Compasses Beerhouse, Was In Reed Street My Great Grandfather Was The Landlord Joseph And Eliza Smith.

They had six daughters Sarah born 1880,Violet 1883 Mabel 1887, Edith 1890, Clara 1892,and Daisy 1895 my grandmother.

A memory of Cliffe

The Magic Of Angmering On Sea Holidays In The 60's

My family had wonderful holidays at my aunts house called 'silba' in Golden Acre near the beach. My two brothers, sister and Mum and Dad spent such ...Read full memory

A memory of Angmering

Knitting Shop

I remember that being the knitting shop

A memory of Adlington

Smoking In The Air Raid Shelters

I have lots of memories of the High School, I was there from 1959 to 1966 and it would be great to hear from anyone who remembers me. My name then was Kathleen (Kath) ...Read full memory

A memory of Rotherham by kcondliffe99

Ogden Street In Hulme

The Carter family lived in Ogden Street the whole of the fifties. Went to Duke Street (Gaythorn Primary) where I was one of the ones who would on a regular basis be ...Read full memory

A memory of Hulme by george.a.carter

Mc Cormacks Are You There?

We Immigrated to Canada in the mid 60's but I have some great memories of Moodiesburn and Glenboig. We lived at 73 Bridgeburn Drive and my Uncle Joe and Family lived at 77 ...Read full memory

A memory of Moodiesburn by moiral2006

Children In Godington

The first memory I have of Godington (circa 1970) is walking down to Grange Farm which was then owned by Ann and Norman Tew, and getting fresh milk. This lovely family were ...Read full memory

A memory of Godington by Jane Risbey

Rosie Hatch

I have lovely memories of Rosie Hatch. She was a good friend of my mum's even after we moved to the States. They corresponded for years. We lived at (I believe) 13 Mixbury, then there ...Read full memory

A memory of Mixbury by Jane Risbey

Born In Ferndale

My maiden name was Bertorelli , my parents were John and Lena and had the fish shop at 39 Duffryn Street. Lots may remember my older brothers . Frank , Lewi, John, Ronnie Mario-my ...Read full memory

A memory of Ferndale by teresapeddar

Memories Of Tynybryn

I was born at 17 heol Waun Tynybryn in 1952. We later moved to number 2. My family were the Domans and Males. I remember we would go for walks just behind dai the shop in Nant ...Read full memory

A memory of Tonyrefail by marilynann27

Albert Street, Chester Le Street, County Durham, On April 3, 1969.

hi am asking on behalf of my mother sharon westlake she was in a housefire on April 3, 1969. it was on Albert Street, ...Read full memory

A Memory Of Claverdon Post Office

I remember this post office & stores being run by a nice couple - Mr & Mrs Simons. I think she may have been Welsh, as she used to call us children "deeeya" for ...Read full memory

A memory of Claverdon by p.carter46

Gatefield Cottages

My Grandma, Hilda Taylor, lived at No 1 along with her daughter, Vera, and son-in-law, Wally Atwood. Vera worked for many years at Butcher's, Newsagents. Rosemary Morris, Shrewsbury.


I was born and raise in Battersea from 1948 till late 1960. My father David Beardall owned a second hand shop in Plough Road also he was a totter drove a horse an cart. During the time I ...Read full memory

A memory of Battersea by patbeardall

Those Were The Days!

I attended Redditch County High School from 1962-69. This is a picture of the senior block and one of the quadrangles. All the corridors connecting the classrooms were open to ...Read full memory

Something From The 1980's

Some of you may remember me from reading this! Some of you may choose to forget! More than likely the latter! Sadly, My brother was the main trouble maker in the ...Read full memory

A memory of Ludgershall by Steve Dixon

Mill Pond Tenterden

My brothers and I whom grew up in St Michaels used to go fishing in the Mill pond. I was only very small (born in 1971) but I remember we used to walk to the Mill pond with a ...Read full memory

A memory of Tenterden by parryjoanna

Memories Of Hinckley Station Yard

I have not seen any pictures of the Station Yard in Hinckley. My father used to work in B.Ridgway's coal office in the yard. His parents used to lived in a house ...Read full memory

A memory of Hinckley by hilltop_trully

1961 Autumn

I worked at the then named Pond 's Home for Spastics for several months which I always remember at this time of year.

Spring Steps Winchelsea

We used these steps up to Primary School and back twice a day 1955-1961. We lived at the bottom of the Strand Hill where my Mother still lives today. I still use the steps ...Read full memory

A memory of Winchelsea by angelaphayes

Studley Grange Road Hanwell

I remember in the fifties a MUFFIN MAN used to come down Studley Grange Road. He pushed a barrow with a white cloth over it, and rang a hand bell. You used to go out and purchase muffins, and then toast them on a special long fork over the fire.

A memory of Hanwell by Nick Beard

Swanley Comp

My name is Phil Kincaid, born in 1962. I attended Swanley Comp for most of the seventies and it was a brilliant school. It suited me down to the ground. The teachers there encouraged ...Read full memory

A memory of Swanley by philk.arts

Part Of A Big Family In A Little Village.

Thirteen of us there were, seven boys and six girls all living in the one house at the top of Melin Street, Cwmfelinfach. Of course we were never all ...Read full memory

A memory of Cwmfelinfach by revdroycul

Morden Residents Club

Does anyone remember a club - I think probably a Residents' Club which was situated somewhere near Mossville Gardens and Hillcross Avenue behind the Morden Tube Station. A group ...Read full memory

A memory of Morden by m.m.holland.t21

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