Dear Tim, I remember the shop very well and used to visit with my Mum, Phyllis Cooley who was the daughter of May Clarke, the ...Read full memory
Lived in Norbury, got a scholarship in 1946. French teacher Miss Hickmott, and Math teacher Mr. Smith. Raided Old Palace girls school with snowballs in winter. I was in Gamma class (yellow). I remember the Tuck Shop across the street where I would buy penny fizzes, and sherbet dabs.
Until the early sixties when my grandmother died, I visited Oakenshaw with my parents and brother to see my grandparents James Carter and Jane Ann Carter. It wasn't ...Read full memory
In March 1976 I gave birth to my eldest son Richard. We were living in East Grinstead at the time. I met some lovely people during this time. One of the ...Read full memory
This August 2014, on my way back from Whitby, I took a detour and called at Reighton Gap. The last time I was there was in the late 1950s / early 60's when we stayed at the ...Read full memory
Hi Everyone, I am hoping someone out there can help me I am trying to find a Rodney Henderson who lived in Frinton road Tottenham in the 1960's on behalf of my ...Read full memory
I used to go and see ted stout as a child believe he was my dads uncle, we also have family connections to the family names, bloxom, and surtees, my grandfathers name was james Daniel ...Read full memory
My grandfather, Harry Barker was the farrier here but left with my Granny Alice in the 1940's to live in Leicester. Does anyone remember where the forge was situated ? I visited as ...Read full memory
My gt,gt grandfather Abijah Hoy was born in Great Dunmow in 1813 and was a farm worker all his working life. He died at an address in the High St in 1881 and on his death ...Read full memory
I lived near Upminster Bridge from 1947 to 1967, I went to Cedar Avenue Primary School, I remember the headmaster was Mr Ford. Also recall Mr Duffield, and Mr Jenkins. I have ...Read full memory
Does anyone remember the headmaster in the late 40's, Doctor Payling? What happened to him? He quit before 1950 I believe. Gordon C Head
My name is ERNIE EVANS I started school at little ness school January 1935 i lived in VALESWOOD with my brother DOUGLASS also my sister KATHLEEN I remember in the war ...Read full memory
I was born in ashford in 1953, lived there until 1973, went to the open air pool as soon as I was allowed, during the school summer holidays ...Read full memory
I lived in Lulworth Cove from 1949 to until 1972. It was a fantastic place to spend your childhood and have many happy memories of time spent with my sister and ...Read full memory
Amesbury such lovely town there is plenty of village shops. Methodist church on the corner of the road. bus station and there is co-op supermarket which has been built . I used ...Read full memory
there used to be i believe old house in Crickhowell it was refurbished to meeting place the men breakfast weekend was used and then ladies breakfast weekend was held there. it ...Read full memory
I was born in Chiswick which then in 1958 was named Ealing the family then moved shortly afterwards to Middlesex
Before Gordon Crescent and Terrace Street estate was built my Great Grandfather owned a cottage at the end of Terrace Street. It was called Harts Hill ...Read full memory
The Punch Bowl pub is in danger of closing and the village is bidding to buy it from Thwaites Brewery. Please share your happy memories of this, the last pub in the village.
My name is Owen Cox,and i lived in Dovecote estate from 1966-1970 approx. A man i shall always remember fondly is Mr Cavanagh who ran the school with his ...Read full memory
I remember Bay Hotel extremely well, I used to frequent it with my parents for many years, three times a year, from the age of a toddler up to when I got married in 1970, so we were ...Read full memory
Where local people were invited to watch the film of Queen Elizabeth's coronation in 1953. There wasn't a screen, just curtains which moved about a bit. The Hall was used for ...Read full memory
I lived in Wallyford went to school in Musselburgh and played football for the Windsor as a teenager. We played at the back sands and the harbour in the summer.
I lived in Balham during the Blitz and Mum and my brother Ralph lived in Westlands Tce, which was bombed around 1944, maybe earlier. My dad was serving in the Navy. My brother ...Read full memory
My husband and I used to go dancing there in the 1960's when Frank and Peggy Spencer run dance classes. We met at the Maurice Jay school of Dancing in Norbury.
What an unexpected but pleasant surprise to have come across this picture of Pennthorpe Preparatory School in Rudgwick. Ironically I left the year it appears to ...Read full memory
me my 2 brothers and 2 sisters lived at 32 brynavon tec my father was maldwyn Vaughan my mum was called Barbara we moved to York when I was 11 after my parents got divorced I ...Read full memory
our family moved here in 1996 we lived in Gerrald close only remembering there stood once a trough on piece of land this I believe was here before roundabout put in? there ...Read full memory
I remember getting really excited about putting on a 'performance' at the town hall, when I was around 6 til about 9. We did singing, tap dancing and acrobats, the ...Read full memory
Yes, I remember this place very well. There was a fishpond just outside of the pavilion with koi and goldfish. Broken paving slabs were all around the perimeter of it, so that you ...Read full memory
Hi Readers ...My name is Vince . I was born in Greenway Lane in 1955 and spent my early years in the village . My father was a Child Okeford man and my ...Read full memory
I remember this well as I started here in 1953. It was in Merrow Street (on the site of the new school) had a solid flint fascia and the main curved archway at the ...Read full memory
I remember these shops well as my family moved into the 'new' council houses in 1952 when Bushy Hill estate was still being developed. From the left, the bright red letterbox ...Read full memory
23 Markham Crescent was the address of Albert Parsons my Grandfather whom we lived with for several years. I believe that at the time this ...Read full memory
I recently had a chance to return to Louisburg Barracks Bordon. i had to go as they seem to be about to redevelop the site. i was there 30+ years ago and ...Read full memory
HI I am tracing my family history and trying to find out about Joseph pollard, he was a farmer in Kilburn and died at Kilburn Hall in 1804, I wondered if anyone knew anything about the hall of the history of it Many thanks Dawn
when I see the photo Acomb the Village, I remember living opposite the Queen's Arms Hotel, with my family Chris and Lucy Henderson, my uncle Billy and Aunt Elizabeth and mam Mary. I was born there in 1955
I remember ( vaguely) the top derby pub at the junction of factory lane.i still have a photo of me sat on the steps in my shorts and cap :),it was whit sunday and we were going ...Read full memory
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