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Waller St.Victory Cafe

i used to use the waller st. youth club in waller st. and also the swimming baths opposite.I spent hours in the Victory cafe and walked miles around the milk bars.Does any one remember the Vic.WE had a lot of Americans then as competition for the ladies then. Ken Allen now of Norwich.

A memory of Luton by brian.allen70

Happy Days

Been lovely reading through others memories, recognise so many places. I used to live behind the swimming baths and during the winter sit in my bedroom listening to the bands. Couldn't ...Read full memory

A memory of Eltham by smiglebub

Plane Crash New Addington

Only Just found this site it brings back many memories.I used to live at 49 Castle hill Crescent on the prefab estate,at New Addington with my mum, dad ...Read full memory

A memory of Croydon by gazzajan

Childhood Memories

I was born and raised in Robertsbridge and Salehurst at the end of December 1950 and my dad was the village postman - Jack Baker. I went to Salehurst primary school in 1956 ...Read full memory

Walsh Manor School

I went to Walsh Manor School as a boarder with my sister in 1950. I was a schoolboy of seven at the time but I can remember the owners, Mr & Mrs Hemmings & their daughter , I ...Read full memory

A memory of Crowborough by gusellis


we lived there for a while. lady goldsmid used to go into gunners to buy her haberdashery..was it norman gunner the son or the old man? i forget. anybody remember the bull hotel? or the angel football ground? thank you. j.....

A memory of Tonbridge by jonah47

The Market

Being born and raised in Halifax I remember how grim it was to live there. However, one of the places I enjoyed and still enjoy when I re-visit, is the covered market. The bustle, ...Read full memory

A memory of Halifax by unitytyres

Teenage Years

I remember Bicester, my late sister Maureen used to work in Marys cafe,in 1970, I used to work in Preeces drapery I think it was called. we used to live on the RAF camp at ...Read full memory

A memory of Bicester by vapalintu

Hirwaun Cenotaph

The very first name belongs to my great grandfather, John Ashley. Died 27/02/1917 serving his country and is buried Salonika Memorial Cemetry. Formerly married to Edith Ashley, 3 Cottage Lodge, Penderyn Road, Hirwaun.

A memory of Hirwaun by marcia_evans

Carr Road Northolt

I was born 1945 at 191a Carr Road and lived there for 20 years when I married and moved to Hayes. I lived there with my brother Alan, my cousins Roy and Pat Hodge lived next ...Read full memory

A memory of Northolt by brendajackson

Byfield 70years Ago And Now.......

Looking at modern Byfield I am truly amazed and impressed with the changes that have taken place. I was born in village in1942 went to Byfield School and then Towcester ...Read full memory

A memory of Byfield by rogerwevans

Carr Road

I was born in the maisonettes at 191a Carr Road in 1945 and lived there for 20 years until I married my brother is Alan Jackson. I now live in Farnborough Hampshire. My cousin Pat Hodge ...Read full memory

A memory of Northolt by brendajackson

I Was Adopted From Hillside

I have no memories of Hillside as I was the baby, but would love to talk to any mothers who were there in 1962 - to 1963, or see any pictures!

School Days

I went to this school back in the 60 had a great time there loved school any one remember any of the teachers there.

A memory of Worcester by j.lock

The Tudor Cafe

I remember the Tudor Cafe so well during the time we lived in Newbury. As a teenager I used to visit with my friends and family in the late 70's and early 80's. It served good ...Read full memory

A memory of Newbury by cedeallie

Motor Garage On Right Was My Great Uncle George Garage

hi there i was looking at the photo of the liskeard post office 1912 / and would like to mention that the Premises on the right was a ...Read full memory

A memory of Liskeard by derek.hambly2

School Swimming Days At Martens Grove Crayford

I went to Crayford County Modern Secondary school in Iron Mill Lane 1945 1950. Now demolished I see! Each week in summer our class walked from ...Read full memory

A memory of Barnehurst by baetgr

Enfield In The 60s

I can remember walking through Enfield Town as a young boy The Town then had shops like Ketts The electrical shop that sold Radios, Portable Reel to Reel taperecorders, ...Read full memory

A memory of Enfield by lyric_21

House On The Crossroads

The house on the corner with the conifers....bottom of Dolls Hill? The old gentleman ( he seemed old to a 6yr old) had an aviary full of budgies. I was always hoping when he saw me coming home from school he would let me into the garden for a closer look. He never did, but I loved his garden.

Prefabs And Tower Hill School

I lived in 16 Portal Road from 1947 until 1953. I remember many things about Tower Hill, including the outside toilets and the air raid shelter we were not supposed to play on. Annie Searle nee Davies

A memory of Cove by annie.searle

The Spring Tavern

Does any one remember The Spring Tavern? I have a oil painting that was given to my Grandfather Reuben Pickup, I believe that the picture once hung on the wall of The Spring ...Read full memory

A memory of Crewe by jacquiesawyer

My Old School!

Now a housing estate, I believe. I attended 1972-77 before everything went comp and it closed. Miss Hill was Headmistress and quite the disciplinarian. No running in the central corridor, gels.

A memory of Woking by rufusruff

Delphine Cafe Challaborough Devon.

i used to own the dolphin cafe (delphine cafe) around 1989 for about five years. previously a gentleman in the RAF owned it also whitelegs the fairground ...Read full memory

Shops In Barking

I remember the shops in Barking very well when I was a child. One of my favourite shops was Bullies the Jewellers, you couldn't miss it because it had a great big clock flush ...Read full memory


Hanging about in the gypsy cafe and Lou's cafe and the Blue Mink.Oh must not forget the Tyrol.We must have been hungry

A memory of West Norwood by hnfraser

Regal, Bexleyheath

I lived in Church Rd, for the 1st 7years of my life. (1943 - 1950. My Father, Bernard John Musgrove was the Chief Operator at the Regal, & Mum, Joan Richardson (married 1942,) ...Read full memory

A memory of Bexleyheath by annjack69

The Fish And Chip Shop

In 1966 my girlfriend and I (we married in 1967) stayed with the people who owned the fish and chip shop. My parents had got friendly with them whilst camping and ...Read full memory

A memory of Mawgan Porth by ken

Fifty Years Since I Left Crewe

On the 12th of June 1964, I emigrated to New Zealand and sailed aboard the Rangitoto, the voyage took 5 weeks, and called at Curacao, Panama and the beautiful island of ...Read full memory

A memory of Crewe by jacquiesawyer

Happy Days

I remeber rugeley I was born view terrace.moved to birch lane when I was 4 a brand new house number 22.started raven hill school then went to nursery fields when it was first built.oh happy in yorkshire now

A memory of Rugeley by vonvonb

The Grange Where American Families Stayed

In 1957, when I was about 9 years old my father was stationed at Sculthorpe Air Force Base. We lived at The Grange estate before we moved to the base. ...Read full memory

A memory of Snettisham by rewills

Thomas Pearce Bevan

I have been searching my family tree and find that I had a great great great grandfather named Thomas Pearce Bevan who was born in Bradford on Avon born in 1805. He ...Read full memory

A memory of Bradford-On-Avon by ken

Pearce Bevan Family

In the church at Kentchurch there is a plaque on the wall remembering John Bevan who left money for the poor and the endowed school in 1729, My great great grandfather, ...Read full memory

A memory of Kentchurch by ken

Was It Safer In The 50s ?

I moved to Welling at the age of 8 in 1955. We lived in Roseacre Road, near the Guy Earl of Warwick, where the 89 buses terminated. The house was a 30's semi, but it seemed ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by john.varnham

Help Looking For A Lost Photo

I wonder if anyone has an old photo of the pub called The Parson & Clerk before it became a Toby Carvery? I have tried the company but was just too late as they have ...Read full memory


Does anyone remember the carnivals in Abertysswg? I Have a photograph on one float with my sister Mary Russell, Carol Thomas, John Miller,and I think Edward Samuel, what fun it was ...Read full memory

From 1969 Till 1973 Yvonne Marie

To small to remember much. Looked after by sister Xaiver... Loved her. I remember a Vincent and Miss Cavener in the sweet store.

A memory of Pantasaph by letskir


My memories are so many good times, I lived at the ice Rink on Beresford Terrace I skated there almost everyday. I would get so perturbed when the curling would start because they cut our skate ...Read full memory

A memory of Ayr by averilvestal

Growing Up

Knickerbocker glories was a real treat!!!!

Tan Yr Ogo Caravan Site

Our family from Wolverhamton remember many happy holidays spent here from 1949 onwards when they purchased a van and sited it in the first field.It can be seen about 6 ...Read full memory

A memory of Llanddulas by ghighley

Childhood Memories

I was born in Dulwich then moved to Stratham went to Dunraven around 67,68,69. I lived on Haybridge ave.. I remember Trevor H. Kenneth , Anthony D. I also went to Immanuel ...Read full memory

A memory of Streatham by markrg1

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