I first came into Whitnash in 1962 I had a pal who lived in South Terrace with his Nan his name was David Lloyd Smith, in those days Whitnash was still a small village, we ...Read full memory
This is the bio on my Blog,Cholsey Wildlife. I have always had a passion for wildlife and the environment; I have been birding now for quite a few years. I moved from Chelsea ...Read full memory
I was born in Box and can remember playing football against Colerne in the late 50s what a slog up road hill , They always won because we were to tired, But downhill all the way back. anyone else remember ?
I have lived in Australia for the past 33 years, only returning to the UK a couple of times. And because the family have moved I have never had the opportunity to ...Read full memory
My maternal Gt, Grandparents were Joseph and Eliza- Jane Hufton. The house was designed and built by Joseph's brother Austen(they are all buried at the top righthand ...Read full memory
I attended Whitgift Middle school from 1948 to 1954. On arrival at school on my bicycle each day I saw the school as shown in this photograph
my dad fred hunter was the 1st cemetery suprintendant of horden cemetery ,my mam eva was a sherburn hill lass until marrying my dad and moving into the cemetery house ,I can recall ...Read full memory
I was born in West Middx Hospital in July 1942 and lived in Vicarage Farm Rd from then until about 1960. Went to Springwell Infants then onto Heston Junior School. Failed the 11+ ...Read full memory
I moved from Leeds to Garstang in 1958 and went to Garstang Secondary Modern School (now Garstang Academy). we lived on a static caravan park behind what was a very ...Read full memory
When Dad had the motorbike and sidecar it was okay for day trips, but when we went for the fortnight summer holiday the bike could not carry us and the suitcases, so we ...Read full memory
My daughter and I are doing a Family Tree. We are looking for relatives of Hamish, Lydia MacDonald and son Alan Hamish ...Read full memory
Hi All, I am trying to find out more information about my grandparent's who had a couple of shops in Harrogate, They are long ...Read full memory
We lived at 92 townsend road with my five brothers and sisters we all attended Beaconsfield school in the late 60s then we all went to Featherstone secondary school in the early 70s so if anyone remembers the parmar family , arvind, parveen, sushil, please contact at email@example.com
I in the canal photo that big barge was my grandads he used to deliver coal up and down the canal he was called Hubbert Barrass can anyone help me find more photos of this and also name of his barge please
Pictured to the right of you Galleon Swimming pool photo and directly opposite was the Burgh Heath Corn Stores. It was sighted on the old Bake House and in the back room ...Read full memory
CAMBER SANDS When we first went to Camber Sands it was on my father’s motorbike and sidecar, it must have been in the middle fifties. It was a surprise for us as we ...Read full memory
My Grandad Dick Skan owned the shop next to the bank. It was a tobacconist / sweet shop and you can just see the sign on the left hand side of the photo. I have memories of sitting on a high wooden stool eating toffees when visiting my grandparents, probably in the late 1960s /1970s.
I think this must be the original building of the King's Head at 22 London Street. The sign to the right says "R.G. Cable Carpenter". Ralph G Cable was a carpenter and wheelwright at 20 ...Read full memory
I was born in the front room of 9 Burns rd moxley in 1949. my earliest memory is of a street party to celebrate the coronation of the queen. I have many memories of ...Read full memory
I worked at Smethwick Hall Girls High school for about 10 years until its closure. Does any one remember this wonderful school? If so I would love to share memories with you, pupil or staff.
My name is Alan Taylor and I grew up in Alwyn Ave. I remember that the surrounding area was populated with families. There were very few homes that didn't have ...Read full memory
I was sent to the school for stealing sweet coupons and was in Red house number 22 a number which seems to have followed me throughout my life ,I am now 83 years old but can still ...Read full memory
I was at Copthorne convent from 69-74.... This was a very special place and I remember it like yesterday... The girls and boys there were equally like brothers and sisters.. I ...Read full memory
I remember the grocers shop and van outside the shop, this was my grandads grocers shop "Fred & Minnie Mellott"next to the butchers! anyone remember them !
while researching family tree information, I discovered that my great great grandma was born in the property know as three mills. Sarah Benbow was born in 1818 or thereabouts, the daughter of ...Read full memory
We wonder if any one can remember this, sometimes Crown terrace was referred to as Rotherham road. as we remember Battys Formans Taylors Wylds Hobsons and Mr & Mrs Hayes were ...Read full memory
The first shop with the lattice windows was a café. Before this but separated by an alley way was Mr Green, the Butchers. There was sawdust all over the floor and just under the ...Read full memory
The Sugar Bowl was a posh country club with an outdoor swimming pool, not as large as the Galleon. It Later became Il Pirata an Italian Restaurant.
Once you entered through the turnstile you entered a sea of blue. The spring board was to your right at this end of the pool and the wavy slide on the left hand side. Cubicles were all around and a large fountain, all blue was at the far end under the canopy over which was the café and sun deck.
when I was just 5 years old in 1951, I was whisked away to a convalescent home for infants in Dedisham Sussex, dressed up like Paddington bear or , a recent ...Read full memory
I worked at the fair in battersea park the last year it was open for 15 pounds a week.
although not of the catholic faith, I was sent there to recuperate from asthma , and spent some time there, 1956- 58. I remember happy times as well as sad and lonely ...Read full memory
The picture of Creek Road in 1965 is how I remember it, my parents used to own a caravan on Elliot's Caravan Park and as a child I remember walking up this road part the ...Read full memory
I had some brill holidays in sandown, morning coffee at the Rendevous restaurant, well café in the high st, made friends with the son paul who was training to be a navigator in the ...Read full memory
ONE OF MY FIRST MEMORIES OF OLD MILFIELD WAS MY MAM(ALWAYS CALLED HER MA)GETTING ME READY ON A COLD DARK MORNING TO GO DOWN TO MY NANAS(MEGY BELL)WHO LOOKED AFTER ME SO MY MAM COULD START WORK ...Read full memory
i was born in Meyrick Road in 1955, we then moved to Stephen Saunders Court when I was 18 months old and lived there until 11. I went to Belleville School. My dad was from a ...Read full memory
Wondered if there is anyone who could help us find our family who are from/lived in Longton. Looking for any info on Robert Wright and his brother William Wright and their families. Lived in marsh lane. Many thanks
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