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Was'nt in the WAAF, bit too young, but I was at Bletchley Park in 1950/51, with the Ministry of Aviation, training to be a Teleprinter Op before going to Birdlip Radio Station, and then Croydon Signals Centre. We went one evening to see a ...Read full memory

A memory of Bletchley

Corbet Arms 1946 To 1958

My father, William Tom Stallard, was manager here 1946 to 1958.He was previously manager at the Btooklands Hotel, Sale, Manchester 1937 (?) to 1941.~ The youngest in the company. He married in 1938. He ...Read full memory

Bolingbroke Walk Battersea

I lived in Bolingbroke Walk from 1951 until about 1959 and have been searching for ages or any images of the street or the school.

A memory of Battersea

Hoard's Park,Shropshire

My great,great, great grandfather Benjamin Wase (a surgeon) lived in this area of Shropshire. His son, John Holland Wase I, lived and raised his family at Hoard's Park. John Holland Wase I was an engineer but became ...Read full memory

A memory of Hoards Park by rjderoo

Rosemary Inglis, I Remember Youvery Well

I can't believe that I've actually found this site,and to see some comments from people I went to school with 50 years ago is amazing! I remember vividly Miss. Hainsselin, the head, and her 'deputy' ...Read full memory

A memory of Yeaton Peverey by italeegb

The Sad Demise Of A Wonderfull Little Town

1 lived in Erith until 1970 born in 1932 at 7 Athol road off of Deluci road which is next to the old Tivoli cinema we move there in 1934 from west street we had incenderies drop on our house in 1942 my ...Read full memory

A memory of Erith by george28532

School Days

my name is George Bryant I went to North haringay boys school from 1958 - the beginning I was the only black boy in first it was pretty rough called all kind of names people lifting up my blazer to ask me where my ...Read full memory


Mike Pusey is right about the Technics but I was the original drummer.Bruce Moore was a guitarist and Colin was also on guitar.Only Mick stayed on because the rest of us were too poor to buy the expensive equipment to go to the next ...Read full memory

A memory of High Wycombe by freycr

Norden Riviera

Yes it was a sort of luxury to have the outdoor pool at Norden, people would descend upon the Riviera every weekend. For me though it was short lived as we moved to Norden in 61 and it closed in 63. I think the Tannery owned the ...Read full memory

Consett Tech Collage 1968/72

happy days at Consett tech collage,engineering course,head of Engineering dept Mr Mernes ?.Mr Clift,Mr Taylor allso a teatcher,some of my class mates Atra Dobson,Bryan Pyle,i can not think of any more names at the moment i can see there faces,sign of old age...John D. Mitchinson

A memory of Consett by mitchinson

Hunloke Arms Chesterfield

My grandparents were publicans and ran the Hunloke Arms pub on Derby Road for many years during the 60s and 70s. I was born at Ashgate nursing home and lived in the Chesterfield area until the late 70s when I spread ...Read full memory

Cloch View 1931

Hello, I am trying to find out more about the place my father was born in 1931 which was Cloch View, Kirn. I understand that it was a tenement in Hunter street with a view of the Cloch Lighthouse. My father's mother was called Lillian ...Read full memory

A memory of Kirn by lyn

I Was Born In Frimley Green 1945

My parents Elsie and Sidney Minton were evacuated from North London to Frimley Green during the war. My Father was a fire-fighter in London. My sister Gillian and I were both born in the ballroom of a large ...Read full memory

A memory of Frimley Green by ruthymin

Bishops Of Vigo Lane

I was wondering if anyone knew of William Bishop a gardener of Sunnyside Vigo Lane as he was married to my get grt grandmother Sarah his 1st wife. I have photos of the house with them both in the gardens and my Nan used to ...Read full memory

A memory of Yateley by patricia

Smokey Joe

I also remember Smokey Joe, I grew up in Sidcup and lived on Halfway Street. smokey Joe used to come tearing down the road on his bike towards Eltham, no tyres and no chain! He would use his feet to propel himself along. What a character.

A memory of Sidcup by philbuckley

Growing Up In A Community

my parents moved to Sussex Crescent in 1954 with three young children, having been re homed from temporary housing - a prefab. The Northolt estate was a great place with a genuine community spirit, families all rallied ...Read full memory

A memory of Northolt by diannen

E. Hill, Picture Frame Maker

My cousin who lives in the Shetland Islands has a pair of old oil paintings which he inherited from his father. He's trying to find out where they are from and the only clue he has is the name of the company that did ...Read full memory

A memory of Ilfracombe by cmga301

Happy Days!

A lot of us met our future partners there me included.There was nowhere like The Rink - we saw all the big bands of the day and even were taught to dance by Harry Waterworth,a great dancer.I would not change those years with anyone!

A memory of Spennymoor by jack.iceton

Belli's Cafe

Bert Belli was my Dads brother,we met him once when I was very young.My Dad was Tony Belli and lived in the Isle of Man.Dad saw Bert just before he passed away and Dad himself lived until he was 90 and died in 2010.Has anyone any ...Read full memory

A memory of Blaenavon by angelabell


Hi,my name is Ben Harverson i am trying to trak down some old mates of mine.we used to knock around together on aboyne park and Henrys cafe on garrett lane back in the late 60s.

Memories Of Good Days Len Langford

I remember Fred Warren very well. My sister in law came over from Canada for a holiday and she bought my wife a Clematis with full care instructions and it flowered every year. I also remember the Warren family in ...Read full memory

44 Cricketfield Rd

This address was a large terraced home which once belonged to my paternal grandmother.she rented rooms out (after my grandad had passed away) I remember it from visits there when my aunt betty and family lived there. The attic ...Read full memory

A memory of Hackney by Zoe Cowell


Hi, my name is Ben Harverson i am trying to trak down some old mates of mine. we used to knock around together on aboyne park and Henrys cafe on garrett lane back in the late 60s.

Penge A Memory Of Childhood

I was raised in Penge - spending most of my time enjoying playing on bomb sites and the change from post war austerity to the better times of the early sixties - and can remember many of the photos displayed. I moved to ...Read full memory

A memory of Penge by jananchrisx

Priceless Memories

I remember in 1948 at age 5 years old staying at Monkham Farm with my aunt Ann Maddock and walking behind two cart horses and a single furrow plough with my cousin Deryck Maddock and the furrows being up to my knees. There ...Read full memory

A memory of Luxborough by Gerald Bull

Mrs Trelawney And Coldrenick House

Hi I was also born in 1950. I was baptised in Menheniot. My parents. Ken and Barbara Jarvis were with my grandparents Elsie and Charles Jarvis. I have some photos of them at Coldrenick House. They spoke of ...Read full memory

A memory of Menheniot by hilary_terrey

Southall C 1950

Does anyone remember Wood Bros Ironmongers at 6 South Road?

A memory of Southall by April Ashton

Dukes Court Barking Road.

I lived there for 14 years, what happy days they were, always lots to do. Never got bored, great community spirit there we all looked out for each other then, played in the Barking rec opposite, happy days. Anyone else live at Dukes Court? I was Jacqueline east then.

A memory of East Ham by jinsell

Charles Of The Ritz ,Burgess Hill

I worked for Charles Of The Ritz in the late 1960's in the warehouse at the London Road end of Victoria Road, preparing and despatching the orders . We also prepared orders for Christian Dior, Yves St Laurent ...Read full memory

London Road School Burgess Hill

I attended London Road school from 1956-1962. I can remember Mr Smith and the after school stamp club, also Miss Brown, Miss Holloway, Miss Oakley, and Mrs Parrot . When I was in Miss Browns class, some of the ...Read full memory

A Memory From The 60's : Italian Refugees?

My family lived in Wellingborough in the 1960's. I went to Freeman's Endowed School and later to the Grammar School. We were regular attendees at All Hallows Church and I was a choirboy. At some ...Read full memory

A memory of Wellingborough by pmartin5

Memorial Avenue Shiplake

My father's family came from Henley but we often stayed with his cousin and his wife who lived in Memorial Avenue. It seemed so far away but today I can get to Henley in about 40 minutes - I remember so many things - ...Read full memory

A memory of Shiplake by lynnie.lw28

51 Old Elvet

My Grandparents ran a boarding house at 51 Old Elvet opposite the Shire Hall I was born in 1943 my Father actually went to Durham school where he represented the school in Both Football and Rugby I have tremendous memories of Durham ...Read full memory

A memory of Durham by Andrew Eves

Laisterdyke Poem

I have a relative in USA who lived his early years in Yorkshire ( Bfd area) he has asked if I know a poem he remembers which ends in the line "you're the first one from Laisterdyke 'ere " the poem has 2-3 other lines which ...Read full memory

A memory of Laisterdyke by gailbaldus

Southampton Zoo

i remember being taken to the zoo on the common many times as a kid. it was very small and probably not a nice place for some of the animals to live. i particularly remember watching the big cats pacing up an down in their ...Read full memory

A memory of Southampton by vikkig7

Mr Meirion Davies

I was born and lived in Cwm Penmachno in 1936, I went to the local school and was taught by Miss Jones and Mis Parry, the headmaster was Mr R.E.Jones and I then went to Llanrwst Gramar School. My Father was David Davies, known ...Read full memory

A memory of Penmachno by boxtermeirion

1951 Festival Of Britain

How many of us remember the Festival of Britain as I have said my mother had just opened the shop when this celebration was going to take place. All the houses in the street began making trelises to go round ...Read full memory

A memory of Edge Hill by jones.raymond

Many A Happy Time In Trethomas

I don't know how I arrived at this website but I found it amazing that what I found awakes so many memories about Trethomas. My gran lived at 13 Bryn-y-fran Avenue, together with my uncles Ron and Trevor Evans. I ...Read full memory

A memory of Trethomas by andrewnrevans

144a Church Road

I remember living in the basement flat at 144 church road . My brother simon Dodds and me,jenny Dodds went to Rockmount Infants school. my mother Mary Dodds taught at Rockmount too. I remember Rockmount Rec and crystal ...Read full memory

A memory of Crystal Palace

Memory Of Warren Drive

Found this memory from Marlene Bennett i to lived i warren drive went to benhurst school remembered MR Tew Miss McDonald Mrs Nelson who I was terrified of used to make all sorts of excuses not to go to school ,we used to ...Read full memory

A memory of Romford

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