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Growing Up In Tottenham

hi, I am trying to find the where abouts of some school girl friends we all went to risley ave school and left there in 1957 there was Sylvia Dudley, maureen allott she got married to a tony adams and moreen Jefferies if anybody knows of them I would be happy to hear from you maureen nagle hancock...

1965 1968

Hi my name is Gary Rock I was at Warnham from 64 -68. my house was Lewis I ended up as head boy for my last term Not great with names or people but still recall very fond memories

Happy Days In Brierley Hill.

I remember, Playing in the fields,where Merry Hill now stands. One day my sister and I went with our mom and dad,and we had a lovely picnic and remember picking watercress from the stream that used to flow through there! Happy memories of our childhood!

Wartime Memories Of Wincanton

I arrived in Wincanton as an Evacuee in 1940/41 and lived for a while with my Uncle Frank and his family. My Uncle at that time owned Bayford garage. I was only about 6 yrs of age and quite naturally missed my Mother very much. After a few months she too came to live in Wincanton . MY father was in the Royal ...Read full memory

A memory of Wincanton by unamuir333

A High Road And Trading Estate

I was born in 1940 three days before,so I have read,a massive bombing raid over London on 29th September.We lived in Lancelot Court and then Harlesden for twenty years.Spent a lot of time in Wembley as Mother worked in Lyons teashop,known to the girls as Rose and they all wore turbans as did most women Isaw in ...Read full memory

A memory of Wembley by heffordr

Does Anyone Remeber The Pop Gigs At The West Cliffe Hall/Ballroom In The Early 1960's.

In 1963 I was a vocalist with a Pop Group called Johnny & The Bobcats. I seem to recall we were booked to raise money for the Ramsgate F.C. We played in the West Cliffe three times, once on our own, once with Duffy Power on the bill and once with Deke ...Read full memory

A memory of Ramsgate by John Maskell

Magilla Village

We used to visit relatives in Dinnington and a place called Magilla Does anyone remember Magilla

A memory of Dinnington by sherlock1950

Wolmer Gardens

I was a friend of Bernerd Lock who lived in Wolmer Gardens in about 1949 does any body remember him . He died a few years ago I was also friendly with Daphne Fowler who also lived in Wolmer Gardens at the same time I lived in Stanway Gardens and wnt to Orange Hill school

Memories From My Childhood

I lived in Buckhurst Hill from when I was 6 until I was 16. We lived at 94 and then 108 Princes Road. My maiden name was Rasmussen, I am Susan, and had a sister Tina, two,years older than me and a brother Bob. Bob went to Princes Road School, but was often bullied as he had a bad heart complaint and couldn't ...Read full memory

My Memories

I used to live at the What O Café shannons corner in 1960 ish. My father was the fitter for Champions Timber Yard. I used to go out on the lorries when they delivered. Robert used to work with my Dad. We then moved to Amberwood Rise New Malden until 1970. I used to work at Luxton Andrews New Malden for the Andrews Brothers. ...Read full memory

A memory of New Malden by yoco63

Uxbridge 1950s

Loved coming to Uxbridge every fortnight Saturday or Sunday to meet my schoolfriend who lived in Hillingdon.Much better than Harlesden which meant a tube ride or nicer still a 607 trolleybus all the way from Shepherds Bush,how I miss the trolleys. There was a café on the corner at the front of the station open Sundays as was the ...Read full memory

A memory of Uxbridge by heffordr

Court Lodge Children's Home

Surprised to find nobody remembers Knockholt!, such a pretty and peaceful little village, especially for a five year old boy coming from a small terraced house in Streatham to live in a Stately home care of The Church of England Children's Society. I would love to hear from any others of our "family" of waits and ...Read full memory

A memory of Knockholt by peter.nambo

A Trip To Westminster Cematary

When you are about 4/5 years old everything is an adventure. Well a trip with my mum to Westminster cemetary was just that. We went after lunch and the BBC programme listen with mother. We went to my grandads grave who died before I was born. We walked along Deans Gardens from Studley Grange Road where ...Read full memory

A memory of Hanwell

Remembering Northolt Freinds

Hya I lived in Northolt in Southwell Avenue (originally Haydock Avenue) between 1954 ish and 1971 Attended Islip Manor Infants and Primary and then Vincent secondary between 1961 - 1966. Remember lots of the names listed on this site,as well as Paul Brennan,Terry Barker,Mick Knight, Roland Pays (sadly passed away ...Read full memory

A memory of Northolt

Earliest Days

My parents and I moved to Petts Wood from London in 1932 to a new semi detatched at 53 St Johns Road.The builder was named Wostall. My Aunt, a schook teacher, also moved next door. St Johns Road then was unadopted, and at the junction of St Johns Road and Tudor Way was a stream, covered with some large logs, serving as a ...Read full memory

A memory of Petts Wood

St Anne's Convent

Was anyone at St Anne's Convent School between 1967 - 1975. So many memories.

A memory of Ealing

Goldbeaters School

I remember my time at goldbeaters school from 1973 to 1979 they were the best years I remember mr Williams and my best friend Catherine woods I lived in glouster grove with my nan and grandad I have not been to burnt oak for a few years now but I still remember the good times I had there

A memory of Burnt Oak by debbie653

Potted Early Years In Sale

My father was on his way home after his shift at metrovicks in Trafford park when saw the fire in the town hall. He stood on the bridge over the canal and watched it burn until the clock tower collapsed. I was born in sale cottage hospital in December 1948 and lived in an end terrace 2 up 2 down stone floored cottage up ...Read full memory

A memory of Sale by ken

Innes Family Holiday On The Farm.

During a holiday with Grandparents in the Newcastle area the family also went to Ulgham Park Farm to spend a long weekend with Dad's Uncle, Ned Allen and his family. In the fields my sister and I 'helped' Dad and his cousins, Bob and Norman, place sheaves of wheat into stooks to dry. For lunch in the ...Read full memory

A memory of Ulgham Park by dotamos


Trying to contact Maureen Parkinson who lives in I.O.M.. she my know the whereabouts of Dorothy Parry ,who i have been looking for ...... my email.... Many Thanks

A memory of Isle of Man by sparkibob

Happy Holidays.

I have many happy memories of holidays spent at Dhoon from about 1934 to 1940, when I was under ten years old. My parents had visited the Isle of man for many years before I was born and had discovered Dhoon on those visits. We used to lodge at Miss Henderson's cottage, which was just off the Old Dhoon Road, not far from Dhoon ...Read full memory

A memory of Dhoon by pandcvenour

96 Melody Road Staplehurst Family

I was born at St Teresa's Hospital in Wimbledon in December 1949 and taken home to our prefab in Melody Road. My dad was called Ernie, my mum Phyllis, and two older brothers Bill and Ted. Bill was 12 years older than me, and Ted was 9 years older than me. The prefabs were built on the bombed side of ...Read full memory

Britons Row

Hello again Mary, I'm not sure if I'm replying correctly to your request for info on Britons Row. If I am and you get this message I have much more info than I first posted below so please send me an email and I'll let have all the extra info. Regards Bill B Hello Mary, I remember Briton's Row very well. It was just opposite ...Read full memory

A memory of Gorton by bill.batchelor

I Was Born At Wilton House

Wilton house is no more, but my grandfathers house or butchers shop may be remembered. Did they live over the shop.? Grandfather was Curry. comments please. David

A memory of Norton

Bringing Back Memories

I was born in Central Avenue, opposite Lil and Derek Ward. Born in 1962. The good old days is what I call it, as they were. My Dad worked at the Thames Board mill factory, and my mum worked as a cleaning in Love Lane school then went to clean the Juniors school down by the village. My brother worked on knights farm. My ...Read full memory

A memory of Aveley

Long Ago My Heart Was Given To Elizabeth Cloud

I too was born at Stone Park in 1950. My mother was Joan Cloud and my dad was Joe Mannion. My mother Joan was the youngest child of Elizabeth and Ernest Cloud of 88 Anerley Road, Upper Norwood. I never knew my grandfather as he died when my mum was 15. My mum used to work in my nan's ...Read full memory

A memory of Crystal Palace

Growing Up In Nunhead

I grew up in Nunhead in 1946 ,things that stay in my memory about those times are the mini railway on Nunhead green that carried children around the green , it came and it went I don't know who ran it, also the three pubs the pyrotechnic , the nuns head and the man of Kent , my mum drinking in the nuns head while my ...Read full memory

A memory of Peckham

Who Am I

My grandfather was born in Barrow around 1886 in the Roose area to a Sarah Elizabeth Bracewell, within 2 months she had left him and disappeared leaving him with a family called Martin who bought him up. Can anyone add anything so I can find out where I came from!!

A memory of Barrow-In-Furness

George Street, Grays

Have so many memories of the State and the post office but we are trying to remember what the shops were to the right hand side as you look at the State. From the 1930s to 1990s would help if anyone can remember. Thank you.

A memory of Grays


These are not my memories but those of my grandma, Beatrice May Fell. She was born in 1899 in Covenham St. Bartholomew in a small two up two down semi near todays Mill House Restaurant. Her family later moved within Covenham to what we believed to be The Goat,which now I think she may have been talking about the area called the ...Read full memory

A memory of Covenham St Mary

Happy Days Of Growing Up In Cannock

I am now 67 and live in Belgium and came across this terrific site of old Cannock. The town I remember has a small boy growing up . I attended Walsall road infant and junior school and Calving Hill Secondary School. Great memories and in my opinion Cannock was a beautiful mining town and very sad to see ...Read full memory

A memory of Cannock by stevemdean

Yeadon 1950 1961

Moved to Yeadon from Sheffield in 1950 first we lived at Hawthorne drive then moved to cemetery rd lived in the white bungalow just passed the cemetery gates, and opposite Browns farm. Went to school with John Brown and my best friend at school was Terry Hawkridge, westfield infants then westfield junior school moved to ...Read full memory

A memory of Yeadon by george

The Island Oaken Lanes Codsall

I lived at The Island with my family from 1973 to 2013. it was a wonderful family home where I have happy memories of having my ponies stabled in the grounds and they grazed in the fields opposite. in the early years we rented the grazing from Harry Holloway who had a farm in Oaken with his wife Ruby. They were a lovely family. lovely memories. Fiona Cash (nee: McAlster)

A memory of Codsall

Post War Cranbury Road Michael Norton

I was born at 247 Cranbury road Eastleigh on 12 December 1944 and stayed there with my parents, Jack and Tess Norton and my younger brother Richard, until 1963 when I left to join the Royal Engineers. Every family was struggling in those post-war years with conditions that could be best described as, ...Read full memory

A memory of Eastleigh

Schubert Street

Does anyone know when Schubert Street was demolished? I was born there. Does anyone have any photos of it 1950-1980?

A memory of Seaforth

Good Old Days.

Hello fellow northolters. I was born and raised in northolt. Southwell avenue. St Vincent was my school about 1964-5 till about 1970-1. I used to go to the northolt youth club down car road. Most times just hanging about. I got banned once from the cabin shop for nicking a gob' stopper. Then on Saturday morning we used to walk ...Read full memory

A memory of Northolt by johnallan7777

Denmead Baptist Church

Unfortunately the Baptist Church has now been demolished to make way for new houses.

A memory of Denmead

I Remember It Well

I went to Hayling Island Suntrap School When I was Five Years Old Around 1957/1958, I remember one boy hand his head hit by a train while looking out of the train window on a school trip and seeing blood running down the train window, I am not sure they told us of the outcome. and I also remember all the school ...Read full memory

Happy Times

attended this infants school 1955 to 1957 very happy memories! there was a shed at the top of the playground which was full of WW11 gas masks and helmets, used to get a telling off for playing with them! you only live once!!

First Time In Sheepstor!

First walk to Sheepstor, Gold “Duke of Edinburgh’s Award” Expedition 1970, visited the shop right next to the church, had a ice cream and on the seat, Never forget!!

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