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Brother And Sister Attended

Fairchildes was my senior school which I attended from 1969-1974. Came up from Wolsley School, lived in Dunsfold Way. One of my brother's had previously attended when it was still a segregated school, he's 10 ...Read full memory

Bloomsbury Institution Sunday School

Bloomsbury Institution was in Bloomsbury St main Chaple was in Folwer St. I went there from the age of three to sixteen it was my second home went to five services on Sundays plus Band of Hope, Boys club, ...Read full memory

A memory of Nechells

Past Times

I lived in Kirn from 1933 to 1948 when we moved about one mile to Hunters's Quay. The pier was owned by Mr. Imrie and it cost 1p to get on or off. Next to the pier was the coal pier of solid construction and that is where children fished ...Read full memory

A memory of Kirn

Wembley High Street

i remember a tea rooms before you got to Blands called Mitchell's which had wood paneling and blue check tablecloths around the 1950 period. My husband lived in the flat above the butchers shop on the corner of Ealing road. ...Read full memory

A memory of Wembley

Meadows Supermarket

Does anyone remember Meadows Supermarket in The High Street in the 1960s?

A memory of Hoddesdon

Yacht Pond

My brother fell in here, probably around 1949.

A memory of Bromley by capricorn_11

Lyons Corner House

I remember the coffee shop too. We always had to rush past as Mum couldn't bear the smell of fresh roasting coffee. We would go into Lyons and I would always have a sausage roll with my drink. Happy days.

A memory of Bromley by capricorn_11

Trinity Church Richmond Marketplace

you would struggle to get this clear view today as the number of parked cars etc.would obscure the view the chuch is now home to the Green Howards regimental museum

A memory of Richmond by ray.newton

Good Times At Populars

i was there in 1966 i think we were a family of six 4 boys and 2 girls our house parents were Mr and Mrs coben i think and they had a son called grant we were in avon i think i was about 6 and my youngest brother was 2 ...Read full memory

Growing Up

i lived at the top of sandy row in the 1950s and used to go up to the institute to roller skate from there as the building was on a slight incline. This was a beautiful old building I can't remember when it was demolished and replaced by ...Read full memory

A memory of Belfast by linda_sands

The Hewer Alias Radbourn Of Northleach And Turkdean

Earlier this year I visited Northleach my husband's Ancesters hail from there. His great great Grandfather William Hewer alias Radbourn bought Leygore farm in 1832, a farm of 800 acres ...Read full memory

A memory of Northleach by Pam Hewer

Little Folks Home

Can anyone remember the little folks home in Bexhill on sea. I was only twelve at the time, this was around 1956. I can only remember a sister Moris and nurse Hancock, I have been back to find the place in 2001 but unfortunately ...Read full memory

A memory of Bexhill by eric1944

Ravenswood Avenue, Tunbridge Wells

I am researching the history of The Ravenswood Avenue estate (Ravenswood Avenue, Pinewood Road, Lipscombe Road, Fairfield Avenue and part of Hilbert Road between the top of King George V Hill and ...Read full memory

Chestfield And Swalecliffe. The War Years,

Have many memories, some happy, some sad, culminating in the death of my mother, Ivy Maud Smith on the 16th August 1944 when a V1 destroyed a railway bridge causing the train she was on to crash. Had ...Read full memory

Trimpley Reservoir

The picture is of Trimpley reservoir taken from the yacht club slipway looking towards the south-eastern end of the reservoir somewhere around 1969 as in 1965 the contractors were still moving the soil to create the ...Read full memory

Happy Days

I was born in Clacton in 1953 along with my twin Brother. We spent most of our time down by the sea because my Dad worked at Butlins around 1960. My uncles worked on the Pier and my Nan worked in the Arcadeds and we also had an ...Read full memory

The Rowland Clan

I have been looking for any one with the surname of Rowland in the borough I have managed to locate my great Grandparents grave in Epsom cemetery and after looking up census information have come to a dead end,as my grandfather ...Read full memory

A memory of Epsom by johnrowland219

Mr & Mrs Whiffen

I well remember the Whiffens from my childhood there house was at the end terrace opposite the " the bomb builings" we spent hours & hours over there in the early fifties.We did not have much contact with the Whiffins though I do ...Read full memory

A memory of Sutton by johnrowland219

Maybe Snap!

I was born in a private nursing home near Walpole Park in 1939. It was at the junction of Somerset Road and Culmingdon Road. I lived in Culmington Road until I married in 1961 when I moved to Hillingdon. I went to Harvington ...Read full memory

A memory of Ealing by hilary.sykes

School Days

I remember this well, Christchurch, Ealing Broadway. I went here with school - Harvington - which was just off Ealing Common, we walked there down Springbridge Road past the swimming baths. I lived in Ealing from birth in 1939 until ...Read full memory

A memory of Ealing by hilary.sykes

'Ivy Holme ' Farm Homestead

My Grandfather Edward Garrett leased this property from 1900 to 1910. During this period he was publican of The Swan Public House . I have a photo of the home taken during that period.

A memory of Ivy Holme Fm by dgarrett

From An American

My husband was a career officer in the US Air Force. In July, 1971, he was posted to RAF Upper Heyford for four years. We found a house to rent in Shipton - Gale's Green - just two doors from the Shaven Crown. ...Read full memory

Skeet And Jeffes

Who remembers Skeet and Jeffes.I worked there for 3 years in the 1970s .It was one big happy family.I played for their football team which was called 'Essjay FC'....get it.We used to work Saturday mornings then meet at the Red ...Read full memory

A memory of Woking by blueandyj

Exmouth To Starcross Ferry

My great great Granddad started the Exmouth to Starcross steam ferry in the 1880's - His name was Freddy Gronberg! My name is Janet Peniston - my Mother's maiden name was Eva Gisela Gronberg!

A memory of Exmouth by redparisspider

Southall Family

I have just returned from a nostalgic trip to Southall. My Grandparents Joseph Remington Boynton Ellis and Agnes Ellis first lived in Mount Pleasant Cottages opposite Dormers Wells High School around 1930. Grandad Joseph, and ...Read full memory

A memory of Southall

North Parade

Not much traffic.

A memory of Aberystwyth

North Parade

A lovely street.

Crazy Golf.

Crazy golf was very popular.

A memory of Aberystwyth


A popular chapel.

Blacksmiths Of Suffolk

My wifes great great grandfather was a Blacksmith who lived in 14 Eastwood Ho,could he have worked at the old forge,or may be there were more than one. His name David Lankaster.

A memory of Leiston

Pirbright Scrambles.

I am interested in contacting other people who remember scrambling in Purbright in the 1950`s. I have many photos of riders and would welcome any information that other readers have. Edwin Moody.

A memory of Pirbright by emoody16

James And Maria

James and Maria James lived here 1842

A memory of Croydon by Janice Arnold

Linda Howell Nee Peachey

I lived and worked for the west family at upper ifold from 1967 to 1969. I was voted bonfire queen in 1968 I remember being friends with Barry Coote and Nigel Petty?whose parents owned the village shop I remember lilla ...Read full memory

A memory of Dunsfold by peacheyhowell

The War Years

I am now 86, but in 1941 until 1945 I lived in Heswall. My family has been evacuated from Jersey in the Channel /islands and we lived in several places before finally coming to Heswall. there was a refugee school for Guernsey and ...Read full memory

A memory of Heswall by lavengra1

Happy Days

I lived with my parents in Hill Court, Wimbledon Hill Road in 1953. In 1955 I went to infant school across the common and past the Windmill. I can't remember the name of the school but I'm pretty sure it was in Camp Road. We then ...Read full memory

Canterbury Road

I remember well spending my summers in Garlinge during the late 50's and early 60's, my grandparents owned a bungallow also known as 'Hawthorns' next door my great uncle owned another bungallow also, he was manager of the garage ...Read full memory

A memory of Garlinge by johnmsmithfd

'The Limes' London Road Abridge

Looking at the photo 'Main Road and 'The Malsters Arms' 1955. you can see the row of lime trees which were in the grounds of 'The Limes' where my Grandparents lived. They were Mr.& Mrs Pond. (Joseph & Jessie). I ...Read full memory

A memory of Abridge by roger4seven

Living In Hixon

I went to this school when we moved to Hixon in 1961 and I attended there until 1967. Mr. Harrison was the head teacher, his wife also taught there as did Mrs. Shaw. My parents owned the village garage which sold petrol and did ...Read full memory

A memory of Hixon by Paul Rosenthal

Living At Harker Grange.

I lived at Harker Grange in 1973/4. At that time the main house was owned by the Meisner family who also owned Kangol. The rear of the house was not used by the Meisners and was rented out to other Kangol staff from ...Read full memory

Henning Street

I remember visiting Aunty Lily at 5 Henning Street. There was also an Aunty Min (Minnie ?). Would have been early 1960's. Cannot remember a surname a or what relation they were. Think Lily may have been Min's daughter. Any ideas welcome.

A memory of Battersea by janetteduke5

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