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i was born in crowle in 1947 and lived there till i was 2 we lived on cross slack my auntie had a drapery shop on high street she was annie ovington my auntie irene maiden name savage still lives there i have been to see her today it brought back lots of happy memories

A memory of Crowle

Early Years In Norwood Green

I was born in Norwood Green in the Frogmore Nursing Home which was next to the police station in 1936. My family lived at 14 Crosslands Avenue until WW11 when we ...Read full memory

A memory of Norwood Green

Chitty's Lane

Can anyone confirm if there was a bomb dropped on the school in Chitty Lane. Thanks.

A memory of Barking

The King And Miller Pub

I wonder if anyone out there remembers the King and Miller Pub in the 60's on Knifesmithgate? It had two bars the upper bar on knifesmithgate and the lower opened onto the ...Read full memory

Halbutt Girls School

Can anyone confirm the name of headmistress of Halbutt girls school in 50's as ms johanson? Thanks

A memory of Barking


Hi. Can anyone confirm if there were prefabs on dagenham avenue. Thanks

A memory of Barking

King William Street

grew up here and have just written a book 'Confessions of a Newsagents Son-Amblecote in the 50s. Available locally or Amazon.

A memory of Amblecote by James Morgan

Lambert Road

hope you dont mind me contacting you i was born in clapham and went to sudbourne road school in the late 50s and early 60s a couple of my classmates lived in lambert road linda townsend leonard harwood and phillipa richards if you by any chance knew them regards Bob

A memory of Brixton by Bob Mandale

Grandads Bungalow

My grandad built a bungalow that as far as I know still stands today. It was virtually opposite the shop, next to the car park at the top of the road that led down, past the quarry ...Read full memory

A memory of Reighton by graham.tarran

Gran Dad's Bungalow

Great memories of this store when we visited my dad's parents. In the early 60s, my grandad built the bungalow almost directly opposite the stores, next to the car park. I believe it's still there!

A memory of Reighton by graham.tarran

60's In Hatch End

\yes remember this so well, I live in Pinner now and the modern picture would be full of cars of a day and especially in the evening of people eating out, this must have the most ...Read full memory

A memory of Hatch End by a.sadler1

Happy Times At Limekiln Lane Camp

Happiest memories are when our family would be in Bridlington at the caravan my grandad had. Bridlington will always be my favourite place.

A memory of Bridlington

Frank Griffin's Butcher's Shop On Shirburn Street?

Hi, I know this is a bit of a long shot, but I'm looking for information on a Butcher's shop located on Shurburn Steet, Watlington. It was operating ...Read full memory

A memory of Watlington

Muriel Padmore The Half Caste Girl

Yes, that's how most people outside of the Whickham home referred to me. My sister and I (Muriel and Dorothy Padmore) were transferred to Whickham from South ...Read full memory

A memory of Whickham

Used To Be A Primary School

i went to school here around 1964 ish , my name was Julie Bugler , anyone remember me ?

A memory of Milborne Port

Swimming Pool?

Does anyone remember a swimming pool on common land between Gravel Hill allottments and the misbourne!

A memory of Chalfont St Peter

The Morgan Family

Is there anyone who remembers the Morgan Family who lived in 18 Hill Street. I am researching for a book and I am especially interested in a Dorothy Morgan Who was born in 1928. She ...Read full memory


My brother and I used to help my father on his market store in the 50s which was just by the corner cafe'. My brother has lived in The States for over 50 years and we were just reminiscing in ...Read full memory

A memory of Witney by stikzbrookz80

Jones Newsagents

I have many memories of childhood in Rawmarsh. The fair every year on Tyler's field. My parents owned the newsagent on Kilnhurst Road ,and my Dad would let the fair people use the ...Read full memory

Looking For Information

Hi, can anyone help me? My dad has lived in the Bedfordshire area since he was a young child, however he was born in Tottenham. Apparently his parents owned a pub called ...Read full memory

A memory of Tottenham by lenahedges1

A Great Place To Live And Grow Up

Moved up in about 1945/46 into a prefab, our first home., I was about 1 year old so cannot remember the move. I used to help the prisoners of war build the ...Read full memory

Peckham Girls School.

Does anyone remember being the first lot of first year students at the new Peckham Girls School? I remember being there with Iris Roe, Helen Okeeffe and Eleanor Lawrence. My name is Yolande Barker nee Hood. Where are you now girls?

A memory of Peckham by allan604

St Johns Primary School

This is the entrance to my primary school. I was there from 1960 - 64. Most of the teachers were Welsh. Ryan Davies was very influential before he went back into TV and theatre so was Mr Evans, Mrs Davis and Miss Straker (the only English teacher!) Even the head was Welsh Mr Lewis. Alan Dighton

A memory of Shirley by jaidee669

Fond Memories

My family moved to Bracknell in 1961 from Lancashire. I can remember some of the shops in Crossway. At the top end by the High Street was a toyshop, next door was a gents clothes shop ...Read full memory

A memory of Bracknell by risingsun456

Mucking About On The River

In the early & mid 50's as a lad I spent my weekends working in the boatyard by the bridge. As you look at the picture it was downstream of Kendal bridge on the left.Access was ...Read full memory

A memory of York

Uxbridge 40s 50sand 60s

I used to get off the bus in Windsor Street down by the post office. When I was young there was an optician on the left hand side. I can remember staggering out of there, ...Read full memory

A memory of Uxbridge

Curved Windows Of Bentalls

I remember being fascinated by these as a child in the 60's - was like the hall of mirrors at a funfair as they distorted your reflection! There used to be an ...Read full memory

A memory of Kingston Upon Thames

Old Police House

this was residence once then I think it went into a police station. I became a volunteer to serve at front desk. then all small stations were brought out so it was then closed does anyone have any other stories

A memory of Ash

Sumner Road

I lived in Sumner Road and attended Peckham Girls School from 1958 to 1963. My name is Yolande and my surname was then Hood. Would love to know if anyone remembers Iris Roe, Helen Okeeffe, or Eleanor Lawrence. We spent many happy days together.

A memory of Peckham by allan604


I .have so many happy memories of Meschia's I spent every week there, my sister Pat and I used to take the big wash on a Saturday morning to the launderette opposite, and while waiting for the ...Read full memory

A memory of Hyde by queenbee2


I remember nightingales both the shop and in the old market hall near the swing boats we used to go and watch them make Godley rock, and cough candy, happy days then we used ton scout round ...Read full memory

A memory of Hyde by queenbee2

Travis Street

I remember Travis street my Great aunt Polly lived there she was John Redferns Gran I think . I used to go with my mum and nan she kept a huge parrot in the front room hated that bird.

A memory of Hyde by queenbee2

The Comic Store

Had this been only 4 years later that could have been me in the photo. Just inside on the right (and so behind the inward opening door) was where the Commando and WPL comics were kept and thus visiting the newsagents was a weekly pilgrimage come pocket money day.

A memory of Great Bookham by 01gm40

Wartime Wycombe

Evacuated here just before the war, I went to Wycombe Preparatory School for six months. I later went to the High School, which was then up Amersham Hill. The School Sports field ...Read full memory

A memory of High Wycombe by Ann Martyr


In 1958 I was a pupil at Blackpool Grammar School for boys. It was in Raikes Parade. At lunchtime, some of us would sneak out of school and go down Church St and end up in Woolworths which ...Read full memory


I remember going there pre 1959. My memory is a little train. It waited in a little station with a roof. My dad must have paid and then the train set off on quite a long journey past trees. Presently it arrived back at the station.

A memory of Wokingham by Nick Beard

My Memory's Of Bozeat Windmill

MY farther was the headmaster at the school from 1949 till 1962 He made a scrap book with history of the village and as far as I can remember it was given to a small ...Read full memory

A memory of Bozeat by nickterry6586

Cowden Caravan Memories

We (Nelson family) spent our summer in the 50s in a caravan on a site within walking distance to the beach and water. I have fond memories of that beach and ocean including ...Read full memory

A memory of Cowden

Summers At Mappleton

We (Nelson family) used to share a bungalow on leased land from Len the farmer, Mappleton with the Grimsby family in the early late 40s early 50s. One of our neighbours was a ...Read full memory

A memory of Mappleton by scribblet39

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