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The Piper

As kids we were always out on the fields and in the woods by Ropers pig farm...such a plesant smell come summer I recall lol I remember looking over to clayton where sometimes a Scottish piper could be heard playing on the rail ...Read full memory

Redheugh Conundrum

Hello. Newbie here. Found site during an attempt to clear up some confusion on a Teams, Gateshead FB page. Is anyone out there an old pupil of Redheugh School, in Prest Street, during 50s and 60s? If so, you might be able ...Read full memory

A memory of Gateshead by edarlingb

Happy Childhood Days In Frimley

I grew up in Frimley from the age of 2. I lived on the Ansell Estate just up from St. Peters Church. It was a brand new housing estate. Such fond memories of Grove School, Lakeside, Tomlinscote. There were ...Read full memory

A memory of Frimley

Happy Days

I was at Farnham Park in 1975, at that time there was quite a few sportsman there. one or to who spring to mind Dave Bedford the runner who on occasion would in the evening run down to the fish shop and bring back fish and ...Read full memory

Sshooldays In Blackburn

I moved with my parents from Preston to Blackburn in 1946 We lived on Park Avenue off Shear Brow attended Four Lanes End CP School on Revidge Road where I was very happy My recollections of that school was a teacher ...Read full memory

A memory of Blackburn

Grand Pier

I lived in Weston from 1962 to 1988, and have so many memories of my time there. I did in fact work on the pier for 5 years from 1973-1977. The pay wasn't great, but probably the most enjoyable job I ever did. Look back on those times ...Read full memory

A memory of Weston by Vivien Mortimer

All Youngsters

What a wonderful site. I came across it while researching an accompanying book for my sister's planned 90 birthday Tour of Brentford in June this year. We lived in Brentford from around 1930 until 1976 when our mother died. ...Read full memory

A memory of Brentford by bildoric

The Lovely Long Ago

My husband was born in Albert Road, Penarth 1943 and used to speak of loads of old tanks left to rot away in fields. Also some sort of tunnel that was later blocked off. He would have walked to the beach down this road. He ...Read full memory

A memory of Penarth by conniephillips

Knickerbocker Glories

From when I was about 11 years till 14 approximately my mother and I spent our holidays in Lyme Regis. We would go out on boats fishing for mackerel. I also remember eating Knickerbocker glories at a cafe overlooking the beach and the Cobb. They were delicious!

A memory of Lyme Regis by panda177

A Brief Stay In Ditchling

My mother and I want to live in Ditchling must be about 1954/55 as I was about 8 or 9 I think. My mother went to work for about 2 months as cook housekeeper for a lady and Gentleman who spent much of their time in ...Read full memory

A memory of Ditchling by Pam Hewer

Nether Edge Hospital 1974.

I was a Pupil nurse sent to Nether Edge Hospital for my 'Care of the Elderly placement' in 1974 on the elderly rehab, female ward. Forty- one years ago ! My maiden name was Paula Furniss training at Clarke House if ...Read full memory

A memory of Sheffield by paula-n

Elmshott Lane

The road is called Elmshott Lane and ran from the Bath Road at Everetts Corner, past the Junior School on the left in the picture, down to the junction of Mercian Way and the green. Mercian Way in those days was very pretty with ...Read full memory

A memory of Cippenham by Annie Harvey

Welling In The 50s

Have just found this site and interested to read your memories. I lived in Sundridge Avenue and went to Eastcote C.P.School then Westwood leaving there in 1959. I have seen one name I recognise Derek Faiers who I was at school ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling

Broomfields Bakeries

Does anyone remember Broomfields Bakeries? They had several shops during the1930`s through to the 1950`s. My mum used to work in one shop in Croydon near the flyover and not far from Fairfield Halls, she bought the lovely ...Read full memory

A memory of Croydon

Bwlch Llyn Bach

I drove an ice cream van down this road in the 60s many times for several years. I love(d) this area and the mountain and only wish that I visit again on a regular basis.

A memory of Bwlch Llyn Bach

My Old School And School Friends

I was born in London in 1936but lived in Dagenham, I went to Erkenwald girls school , and before that Dorothy Barley. I lived in the war years I was uneak then because I was the only black child in the schools, I ...Read full memory

A memory of Dagenham by chloesupergran

Burgate Gateway To The Cinema

BURGATE is where the CASTLE CINEMA used to be . That bring's back lot's of HAPPY MEMORIE'S of day's gone by . I went to the cinema as a child , and then worked there , on the projector's with RON RICH . The WHITE ...Read full memory

A memory of Pickering by anneandchibby

The Sign

That's me in the sign by the chippy. The photographer ask me to do it.I was7 and lived round the corner at no. 37 Bank St. John Johnston.

A memory of Cherry Tree by

Watching Brentford Playing Football 60years Ago.

I have only just found this site for sharing your memories of days long gone by, I used to live at No 30 Coningsby Rd South Ealing W5, we lived in 3 rooms upstairs in this house until my dad was ...Read full memory

A memory of Brentford by wrgbuck69

Bridge Road

We use to live at number 19 Bridge Road. My earliest memory is watching a parrot flying across Greenham's field behind the prefab. We never has a bathroom only a out side loo. Our bath night was on a sunday. A old tin bath infront of ...Read full memory

The Uplands Hotel

I remember staying at the Uplands Hotel for 2 weeks about 1956 or 57. I'm pretty sure it was in Clarence Road and run by a Mr and Mrs Spickernel,( not sure about that spelling ). I was 12 years old and had a great time. The ...Read full memory

A memory of Bognor Regis by ronnieibi

The New Fender Club

A view of Kenton Road to the west of the railway bridge. To the immediate left of this shot behind the Shell petrol pump (now a car park) is Churchill Hall, home of the Wembley North Conservative Club. Rather more ...Read full memory

A memory of Kenton by The Laird

John Perrin Place, Preston Hill

I think that this is a photo of the (then) newly built John Perrin Place flats. This unremarkable construction was built on the site of the centuries old Lyon's Farm, which was torn down for the purpose. The farm ...Read full memory

A memory of Kenton by The Laird

Childhood In Tantobie

i was born at larch terrace tantobie in1941 name harry hall i remember the old picture house the gaff i was in the boys brigade went to school tanfield lea and burnhopefield great days hard winters but we enjoyed them i now live in suffolk but will never forget tantobie

A memory of Tantobie by marion.hall2

My Childhood In Tantobie

i was born at larch terrace tantobie in 1941 i was in the boys brigade ther i rememer the old picture house the gaff i went to tanfeild lea and burnopfeild schools i now live in suffolk but will never forget tantobie harry hall

A memory of Tantobie by marion.hall2

My Schooldays At Tilbury

I remember my school days at Tilbury where I started school in 1934 at the Roman Catholic School in Calcutta Road and left in 1944 just a year before the end of the second world war In 1947, I was called up for National ...Read full memory

A memory of Tilbury by John Ryan

My Roots 1962 Onwards Annitsford John Douglas

my first school was annitsford 1966/67 the first week kept running out off school didnt like it we lived in a flat jubbilee terrace cobble stones next too the railway line when the trains went by ...Read full memory

A memory of Annitsford by jdloveswork


Hello, I was shipped off to skegness when I was 8 years old when my father died it was to give mum a rest, I remember the matron who had a room off the dormatry we were not supposed to talk after lights out. The nit nurse used diluted ...Read full memory

A memory of Skegness by osbcarol5042

Southall Havelock Road 1960ish

I remember the dairy in Havelock road i was a milkboy helping a milkman on a round in a bedford van doing as far as heathrow airport driving across the tarmac to the aircraft hangers, try that now, i remember ...Read full memory

North Wembley / Harrowden Road

I remember being brought up as a child around my Grand -dads business. My grand parents run a family business called Waldec. It was a timber yard and DIY business. Mr n Mrs Jones. Around 1967 I would like to go back ...Read full memory

A memory of Wembley by dollyx1

Village School

I moved to chigwell row when I was 4 and a half years old ,we had been living in army qauters and for the last year been staying with family till we got housed in chigwell row it was may time I can all ways remember it felt ...Read full memory

A memory of Chigwell Row by pigface56


I remember the Manor House in Child Okeford, my mother worked for the Glassbrooks the then owner s of the manor, this was about 1943/44 and a battalion of the Newfoundland Army were billeted in the grounds. I as a 6 year old boy ...Read full memory

A memory of Child Okeford by jonjacley

The "Brackston" Family

Good morning. I'm researching my family history and have census records of unknown date (possibly1880's) in which Rosina (Rosenna??????) Brackston (38) wife of Uriah, a gardener (41) have a daughter Rosina (16) who was a ...Read full memory

A memory of Croscombe by bracky

Summer Of '63

Hello. Although I spent all of my early life - that is up to the age of 21 - in Penge, South London, I also spent some time(s) in Ash (Kent) during August to December, 1963. I have already written about my early life in Penge in ...Read full memory

A memory of Ash by Anthony Godly

Townsend Road

I lived with my Mum , her name was Olive Hughes in Townsend Road from about 1961 to 1970. We lived at number 148. My Mother drove a Torquoise blue Austin A 40, she was probably the only woman who drove and actually had a car way ...Read full memory

The Poston Family 1920s 1950s

My Father John Poston was born in Aveley in 1927 hes brothers and sisters were Lilian, Frank, Grace, Twins Janet and David and Ruth he has many memories of growing up in the Village all of which i will endeavor to get ...Read full memory

A memory of Aveley by tonyposton12

The Farr Family

My Nan lived at 1, Hilltop Cottage Rowledge. It was a tiny rented cottage that had been occupied by my family for over 140 years until my Nan passed away in 1970. I think that the cottage was along Boundstone Road but I am not ...Read full memory

A memory of Rowledge by mikefarr

Paxhill Farm

My Grandma and Granpa Burlong lived in the No 1 farm cottage which is next to where the milk churns used to be collected. Grandad worked the shire horses and was 83 yrs old when he retired having worked over 50 yrs at the farm. ...Read full memory

Crocuses, Halifax Gala And Other Memories.

The crocuses around Savile park Manor Heath and on the way to Scircoat Green were, and still are the first glorious sign of Spring in Halifax. The roundabouts and parks have always been especially lovely ...Read full memory

A memory of Halifax by jane.heighton

Childhood Days Around Tonbridge

My parents moved to the village of Golden Green in about 1956, , to run the village shop and post office. At first I was sent to Sussex Road school, but soon moved me as one of the first intake to the New Hugh ...Read full memory

A memory of Tonbridge by jean.ralph25

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