We moved to Keepers Cottage , Crowsley Park in March 1940, we kept the key to the Park Gate as our water well for drinking water was at the bungalow the other side of the gate. I was told never to tell anyone where ...Read full memory
I was born in worksop but my early life was spent in harworth, my name is Adrian Cutts (Godley originally). my father and the rest of his large family were from the Tickhill and Harworth areas. my dad unfortunately ...Read full memory
I am trying to find anyone who knew of my great grandfather named Thomas Robert Taylor. He was married to Elizabeth Ann(formerly pick) and was a cobbler in West street Boston Lincs. Thank you
Does anyone remember Hope Cottage The Drive and Mrs Goodlands place Fen Haven
The pub further down on the right in Bore St is, I believe, the George 4th owned as part of Lichfield Brewery, which belonged to, George Barnes family. George was born in ...Read full memory
My name is Shaun Scully, we moved to 34 Gotherage Lane in 1964 when I was four, I used to play on the field near our house and the other kids knew about the Giants Table, I have forgotten all about this for 50 years! I think it ...Read full memory
I remember the Chichester Festival Theatre opening in 1962. I went to see several plays there over the years. One I remember well was The Royal Hunt of the Sun. Later, in the early 70s I worked there for 2 ...Read full memory
My Mum, Evelyn (Bess) Hoare was born in Tir-y-Berth in 1918. The Hoare family were not natives of the town but my grandfather, a tunnel excavator, obviously found work in the area and the family were ...Read full memory
So sorry to read Renukadelima's comment about her sister, Geeta, who went to the Sacred Heart in Barnes in 1959. I was also there and my name is Suzanne DUPREZ and I do remember Geeta, as she was in the same ...Read full memory
Does any one remember me? John from Norman Mills the grocers I work there for 50 years It was one of the very last real grocers in the town. It was the first shop to sell frozen foods, and the first Health food store in the area. ...Read full memory
I also went to West Hill School in 1940 to 1945 and remember Mrs Fidgen, Miss Adams and Mr Ward the head master who would can a naughty child in front of the whole school. The air raid shelters were found again a few years ago ...Read full memory
Yes I remember the V2 rocket that came down in Moreland Ave.I had just returned from the air raid shelter when the siren went again, we did not have time to go to the shelter again.I was in bed and when I pulled the bed covers back ...Read full memory
I lived here 45-47 myParents had the fish and chip shop and furniture store. I remember the twins next door, Ruth and faith who used to come over and we would eat scrump in the bomb shelter in the back yard area. ...Read full memory
IUHS was a great place to go to High School. I met amazing people and met my wonderful husband! Shahrooz and I met there when we were 16 years old, we have been together ever since! We have ...Read full memory
I remember in the 1950s, walking as a child from Greenhurst Lane where I lived, across the railway bridge, down to St Agatha's Hall, then left down the long path to the bottom of the large Village Green. At the bottom on the ...Read full memory
I was born in Mark Street, Palmers Buildings. Around 1953 our family moved to Whitby Gardens, Holy Cross. Attended St Aidan's school. I worked down the Rising Sun from 1955 for three years then enlisted in the Army for ...Read full memory
Was'nt in the WAAF, bit too young, but I was at Bletchley Park in 1950/51, with the Ministry of Aviation, training to be a Teleprinter Op before going to Birdlip Radio Station, and then Croydon Signals Centre. We went one evening to see a ...Read full memory
My father, William Tom Stallard, was manager here 1946 to 1958.He was previously manager at the Btooklands Hotel, Sale, Manchester 1937 (?) to 1941.~ The youngest in the company. He married in 1938. He ...Read full memory
I lived in Bolingbroke Walk from 1951 until about 1959 and have been searching for ages or any images of the street or the school.
My great,great, great grandfather Benjamin Wase (a surgeon) lived in this area of Shropshire. His son, John Holland Wase I, lived and raised his family at Hoard's Park. John Holland Wase I was an engineer but became ...Read full memory
I can't believe that I've actually found this site,and to see some comments from people I went to school with 50 years ago is amazing! I remember vividly Miss. Hainsselin, the head, and her 'deputy' ...Read full memory
1 lived in Erith until 1970 born in 1932 at 7 Athol road off of Deluci road which is next to the old Tivoli cinema we move there in 1934 from west street we had incenderies drop on our house in 1942 my ...Read full memory
my name is George Bryant I went to North haringay boys school from 1958 - 1963.in the beginning I was the only black boy in school.at first it was pretty rough called all kind of names people lifting up my blazer to ask me where my ...Read full memory
Mike Pusey is right about the Technics but I was the original drummer.Bruce Moore was a guitarist and Colin was also on guitar.Only Mick stayed on because the rest of us were too poor to buy the expensive equipment to go to the next ...Read full memory
Yes it was a sort of luxury to have the outdoor pool at Norden, people would descend upon the Riviera every weekend. For me though it was short lived as we moved to Norden in 61 and it closed in 63. I think the Tannery owned the ...Read full memory
happy days at Consett tech collage,engineering course,head of Engineering dept Mr Mernes ?.Mr Clift,Mr Taylor allso a teatcher,some of my class mates Atra Dobson,Bryan Pyle,i can not think of any more names at the moment i can see there faces,sign of old age...John D. Mitchinson
My grandparents were publicans and ran the Hunloke Arms pub on Derby Road for many years during the 60s and 70s. I was born at Ashgate nursing home and lived in the Chesterfield area until the late 70s when I spread ...Read full memory
My parents Elsie and Sidney Minton were evacuated from North London to Frimley Green during the war. My Father was a fire-fighter in London. My sister Gillian and I were both born in the ballroom of a large ...Read full memory
I was wondering if anyone knew of William Bishop a gardener of Sunnyside Vigo Lane as he was married to my get grt grandmother Sarah his 1st wife. I have photos of the house with them both in the gardens and my Nan used to ...Read full memory
I also remember Smokey Joe, I grew up in Sidcup and lived on Halfway Street. smokey Joe used to come tearing down the road on his bike towards Eltham, no tyres and no chain! He would use his feet to propel himself along. What a character.
my parents moved to Sussex Crescent in 1954 with three young children, having been re homed from temporary housing - a prefab. The Northolt estate was a great place with a genuine community spirit, families all rallied ...Read full memory
My cousin who lives in the Shetland Islands has a pair of old oil paintings which he inherited from his father. He's trying to find out where they are from and the only clue he has is the name of the company that did ...Read full memory
A lot of us met our future partners there me included.There was nowhere like The Rink - we saw all the big bands of the day and even were taught to dance by Harry Waterworth,a great dancer.I would not change those years with anyone!
Bert Belli was my Dads brother,we met him once when I was very young.My Dad was Tony Belli and lived in the Isle of Man.Dad saw Bert just before he passed away and Dad himself lived until he was 90 and died in 2010.Has anyone any ...Read full memory
Hi,my name is Ben Harverson i am trying to trak down some old mates of mine.we used to knock around together on aboyne park and Henrys cafe on garrett lane back in the late 60s.
I remember Fred Warren very well. My sister in law came over from Canada for a holiday and she bought my wife a Clematis with full care instructions and it flowered every year. I also remember the Warren family in ...Read full memory
This address was a large terraced home which once belonged to my paternal grandmother.she rented rooms out (after my grandad had passed away) I remember it from visits there when my aunt betty and family lived there. The attic ...Read full memory
Hi, my name is Ben Harverson i am trying to trak down some old mates of mine. we used to knock around together on aboyne park and Henrys cafe on garrett lane back in the late 60s.
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