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American Family

I lived with my parents and older brother and sister at 68 Cambridge Road from 1964-1968--some of the best years of my life. My best friends were Ann and Alan Massey.who lived ...Read full memory

Thanks For Jogging My Memories Of Wombwell

Came across this place by accident - glad I did. I spent the first 11 years of life down Hawson Street, before moving to Aldham House Estate. I can still ...Read full memory

A memory of Wombwell by lez_slack

Happy At Pinehurst

my name is Richard sargent,I was at Pinehurst in1961/2. had a happy time there as oldest boy,left when I finished school at 15. I think there where about 15 boys there in my ...Read full memory

A memory of Pinehurst by rsargent752

Robert Hall Street

In reply to Jean Shaw....I also lived in Robert Hall Street, I think we were neighbours. Was your mum named Georgina, if so, I remember going into your house as a child many times ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by pehanley

Wartime Coalville

I lived in Coalville in 1940. My father was a Police Inspector and we lived at the Vaughan Street Police station. There were two flats, the other was occupied by Dad's Sergeant. ...Read full memory

A memory of St Austell by John Roberts

My Birthplace

iwas born in holmfirth valley hospital in july 1944. my name is judith rowley and i had a sister mother mavis and my father jim.we lived in south lane,then moved to a lovely ...Read full memory

Hickling Pastures

Hello, my name is Dave. I lived in the Pastures until the age of eleven from 1950 to 1961 and attended Upper Broughton infant school. I'm finding it difficult to obtain any ...Read full memory

Estraham School 1961

i remember walking from st.leonards church to school. ilived miles a way in tulse hill. Tony metcalfe.

Ferndown In The 50's

I lived in Church Road from 1956 til 1970..and my parents continued to live there til 2000 . I remember going to the zoo and crying at the caged lion..can't believe the animals ...Read full memory

A memory of Ferndown by cattia777

The Starlings Of Hemsworth

Hullo Folks from Richard Starling here in N Devon Born in Victoria Street, Hemsworth in 1948, I must thank folk from my birthplace for my community and working values. ...Read full memory

Queens Rd

Does anyone remember Gower's the florist 148 Queens rd I lived there from 1946 to 1954 it was a family business my father carried on from his parents. My best friend was Patsy Woodcock. Does anyone remember. Norma Gower Mechaly

A memory of Hastings by Norma Mechaly

Griseburn Ballast Sidings

During the 1950's my grandparents Mary and Jack Holder lived in the railway cottages at Griseburn. My grandfather worked in the signal box and I spent summer holidays with ...Read full memory

A memory of Griseburn by Marcia Kell

Happy Times!

I remember visiting Milton Court many times in the late 60`s and early 70`s as a young employee of National Employers Life, UNUMs predecessors. There were many mysterious stories about ...Read full memory

A memory of Dorking by spreadeagle1

Caddies Ice Cream Parlour

The ice cream parlour was at the back of The Princess Of Wales Precinct in Dewsbury, it is now a car park, what a complete waste of a lovely business, but the problem was the ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by mickandsue16

My Birthplace? "Little Danewood Cottage", Church Rd, Dane Hill

I believe the cottage in the bottom right hand corner could be near my birthplace? If it is, it is one of two cottages on the hill leading up ...Read full memory

A memory of Danehill by jltamblyn

We Lived In Married Quarters 1961/4

I remember Bordon we lived in 10 Island Quarters with our twin baby boys before going to Malta.

A memory of Bordon by Sylvia Fayers

Lower Victoria Road

I believe I am in this picture, pushing my son Martin in his pram in 1967. I was born in the Cottage Hospital in St George's Road Aldershot and so were both of my children. I was married in St Michael's Church and I still live in the town. Susan Lightfoot/Harris

A memory of Aldershot by Susan Harris

Paddling Pool

My first memory is when I was a toddler playing in the paddling pool with all the moms sitting chattering on the benches. When I was about seven (about 1972) I was allowed in the ...Read full memory

Sylvia Conway's Memory Of Cayton Bay

We stayed in a caravan at the camp in the 1950s Had to scramble down a very steep dirt track to the beach

Sylvia Conway's Memories Of Saltburn

I learned to swim in the Baths late 1940s and In early 1950 went dancing every Saturday night at the Spa I used to go horse riding from the stables near the station

Lifstan Way Esplanade Junction, Looking East Towards Plas Newydd Road And The Halfway House

The Houses with their "victorian" balconies are distinctive, and the Halfway House building can be ...Read full memory

A memory of Thorpe Bay by julian

The Passenger Shelter Was Opposite The End Of Bryant Avenue.

A great view of another of the old Tram Stations, which had become Bus Shelters, and places for sunseekers to enjoy the view out of any wind. I see from Google Earth that the structure has been greatly modified, and has now in 2014 become a Beach Café.

A memory of Thorpe Bay by julian

Sea Water Bathing & Paddling Pools, Between Chelsea Ave And Elizabeth Rd.

No doubt at all about this location. The Facility was renovated after the neglect of 5 years of war, but was never very ...Read full memory

A memory of Thorpe Bay by julian

Looking Westwards, Towards Thorpe Hall Boulevard Junction With The Esplanade.

In 2014, across the road there are tennis courts, and from Google Earth it looks like a thriving Sports Centre. If there ...Read full memory

A memory of Thorpe Bay by julian

Looking Westwards, Towards Thorpe Hall Boulevard Junction With The Esplanade.

In 2014, across the road there are tennis courts, and from Google Earth it looks like a thriving Sports Centre. If there ...Read full memory

A memory of Thorpe Bay by julian

Location, Halfway Along The Beach Between Thorpe Hall Boulevard And The Broadway.

Location clue - the glazed, cream-painted passenger shelter atop the sea wall, originally built as the Terminus ...Read full memory

A memory of Thorpe Bay by julian

Location, Halfway Along The Beach Between Thrope Hall Boulevard And The Broadway.

Location clue - the passenger shelter originally built as the Terminus Station for the Esplanade Trams, then taken over by the trolley Buses and bus services later, when the tramlines were lifted around 1938, and the Corporation extended it's public transport services all the way to Shoeburyness.

A memory of Thorpe Bay by julian

Esplanade Lifstan Way Junction

The sign to the Car Park is the main location clue, - along with the blocky concrete structure alongside the Shelter, the sloping timber launching ramp for boats, and ...Read full memory

A memory of Thorpe Bay by julian

On The Beach Below The Junction Of Esplanade And Thorpe Hall Avenue

From the location of the semi-circular bastion which is situated halfway between the Lynton Rd. and Burges Terrace junctions with ...Read full memory

A memory of Thorpe Bay by julian

Bromley High Street

I remember the coffee smell as one wandered up the high street. Someone on this memory board has asked what was it called. It was called: Coffee Importers, because ...Read full memory

A memory of Bromley by Susan Tebby

Rector Of Thrapston

My grandfather William Howard Tomkins-Russell was the Rector of Thrapston, and died of pneumonia in The Rectory in 1941. My uncle Anthony was born there in Feb 1931. My father ...Read full memory

A memory of Thrapston by charlierus

Western Esplanade, Alexandra Y.C. Dinghy Park. A Post Ww2 Facility.

As the classic 18ft long local dayboat classes became more expensive to build and maintain, there was an explosion of smaller, ...Read full memory

A memory of Southend-on-Sea by julian

Start Of Western Esplanade From The Pier

This Picture was taken by someone on the Pier, above the roadway. The shops to the right were known then as Palmyra Terrace, IIRC, and the little sunken amusement park to the Left had been renamed by then from "The Shrubbery" to "Peter Pan's Playground".

A memory of Southend-on-Sea by julian

"Westcliffe Belle" Pleasure Boat, At Her Mooring Just To The West Of The Pier.

IIRC, the "Westcliffe Belle" was a conversion by Johnson & Jago, Boatbuilders of leigh-on-Sea, of one of the big ...Read full memory

A memory of Southend-on-Sea by julian

Photo Location

This picture shows the beach and the Eastern Esplanade at the Thorpe Hall Boulevard Junction. The elaborate shelter was built as the Thorpe Bay Terminus Waiting Room for the ...Read full memory

A memory of Thorpe Bay by julian

Black Smith

I remember a black smith in Barkingside which used to be next door or near the police station. We used to watch the old smithy shoeing horses etc. Does any body else remember the old smithy? David Trasler

A memory of Barkingside by d.tras

Abc Minors

On the right of this photo, opposite the Town Hall is the ABC Forum cinema, where I and my brother and sister along with lots of young children used to go on Saturday mornings to see a ...Read full memory

A memory of Ealing by akgcomail

Happy Days

I was born at Green Roof Chase Lane and then moved to Sutherland Road as a 2 year old. The council houses had just been built. I have happy memories of attending Tittensor primary school ...Read full memory

A memory of Tittensor by gillbirt1948

Happy Days

Spent many days on summer hols with cousins at gran and grandad hills at croftswood the broadway walthem road mum was josephine had a brother james and sister babs if i get it right across the meadow the norrigtons farmed further up broadway mounts as in peggy the actress had a farm

A memory of Petham by tempojrt

Good All Days

I went to Dearneside school,then worked at Bolton Hall. I loved to go jiving at Wath upon Dearne every week end. Yes the good old days. Who else remembers 1959 with fond memorys. Mary Handyside

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