Nancledra Days 1946 was the year that our family life in Nancledra began. What a relief it must have been to our parents, Peggy and Arthur Caddick to move into Windswept Cottage. The war years in London were over and they ...Read full memory
My name was Annie Sorrell. Moved to Margery Rd in the early sixties and the gates to the park, where the swimming pool was situated, were at the bottom of our short street. Spent all day, everyday in the swimming pool during ...Read full memory
During the 70's my family moved to Winterborne Stickland, we moved into the "new houses" Downfield Close, shown in one of the pictures. Life was idyllic, the village had the Post Office, a butchers, two shops, a garage ...Read full memory
I wonder if anyone has contact with others of this time. Jean Mumby, Dot Pinder. we were all cricket fans of Denis Compton, Bill Edrich etc. love to hear from anyone still alive. regards Joan nee Shearsmith
The lady pushing the pushchair is my Nan Phyllis Hardwell, the lady stood next to her is my great nan Sarah-Jane Steventon and the baby (that you can't see) in the pushchair is my mum Jane Cooke. Unaware that this ...Read full memory
i have come across a photo of 4 lads and a gentleman at calenick bridge in a book 'industrial archaeology of cornwall' but do not know what year and unfortunately unable to produce here but if anyone know of this photo can tell me what year and by such luck know who are in the photo thank you
We currently live in this house, or to be correct the two cottages on the left which have been knocked through and made one, and luckily now with Central heating is quite warm and cosy. Like Mike and Rachael next door whom have also ...Read full memory
On the left is the entrance to Victoria Park, just where the car is parked. Originally there were lovely wrought iron gates which Queen Victoria had opened on the dedication of the park. The council had them removed much to ...Read full memory
i spent lots of holidays at the miners holiday centre with my family i went on to work at dawdon colliery i visit skegness often but would like to go and revisit the centre what is it called now the chaletys were basic and ...Read full memory
We lived @ 52 Derwent Parade above Harry Fenton's outfitters. Mum work at Phillips sweet shop beside the stairs to the flats above. Other shops included Watts furniture, the Co Op, Woollies and the sensational , or so we ...Read full memory
To laugh and to sing On a beautiful spring day Wild flowers is abundance In the month of May Bluebell and buttercups, Primroses galore Mother's words of ...Read full memory
I lived at 3 Briar Lane from birth in 1951 until we moved to Derby in 1962. I went to Forest Street primary and remember some of the teachers, Palin, Woodward and the evil head teacher Mr. Ackerley who delighted ...Read full memory
My Grandfather owned a butchers shop in Agincourt Square around this time and I wonder if that is him stood outside with the long apron on. My father was also born there in 1913. The surname was Davies
Born 1955,lived in princes road,so many happy memories of growing up there....the "Olympic stores"nose pressed against the glass looking at all the things we could'nt afford,playing football and being chased off ...Read full memory
I remember going down into the basement at Chiesmans department store to meet Santa Claus, the picture looks as if it was taken from the roof of Chiesmans. This was around 66/68. Later I would take the ...Read full memory
Gosh, from aged 8-12 years I was here. Now 30 years later I am still friends with girls who were here. It was just awful. We got locked in rooms for 24-48 hours with just bread, water and no electricity for doing ...Read full memory
My mother June grew up in Balham & she lived above her parents shop Bedford Hill stores. It was on Bedford Hill and backed onto Hildreth Street market. Her father was David Glicksman. I would love to locate any photos of the store or any memories.
So I said, listen here Nitty, straighten your hair-net, pull up your stockings and pin back your lugholes.
hallo sue, I tried to answer your message but when I clicked the message button nothing happened so I am writing to you on this page instead. Sister Bertha was the head teacher and ...Read full memory
I was in pilgrims way childrens home in bower mount road Maidstone from age 12-15.it was a very strict regime but I liked it there. however we were made to go to choir practice ...Read full memory
I lived as a child at number 110 henwood lane Catherine de barnes or better known as catney.The house we lived in was the lodge to the hospital. I lived with mother and father,4 sisters and 3 brothers. We spent 3 ...Read full memory
I was born in Burslem and lived on Waterloo Road across from Macintyres pottery from 1949 until 1957 when we moved to Lancashire. Macintyres had a clock tower and we would check it in the morning before leaving for school. I began ...Read full memory
I went to hassobury school back in 1969 it was a great school only girls I have good memory of being there I don't know what happen to the school if any one who went to the school I would like to hear from them my name was judith hoy. Miss doler miss bogg miss eveans. They were teacher
I was in Frome Bank from the age of about 4yrs till 12yrs from 1957 to about 1965 and would like to hear from any one who was there at this time
The swimming baths were not Victorian they were opened in about 1935 and part of the new fire and police station. (The Reigate baths were in castle field road and these were old probably Edwardian). I went there when they opened ...Read full memory
I went to this great school around 1979 - 1983. I remember some of the great teachers including Miss Curtis, Miss Bowcock, Mr Holland, Mr Burroughs, Mr Bolton, etc. Some fellow class members were Paul Renshaw, Gary Kilby, ...Read full memory
Spent several holidays in the chalets on the beach - remember Edna helping the Sellicks - Robert and Anthony and their mum and dad in the Sea Shanty Cafe. Used to get our milk from Mr.Trott at the farm who kept the milk churns ...Read full memory
After attending Loughton County High School for Girls from 1952 to 1958, I then continued my education at Harlow College of Further Education. This was a two year full time Course, supposedly including languages - lack of ...Read full memory
I remember Moot House. I had moved to Harlow New Town in 1952 as a ten year old girl with my family and in my teens I cleared the tables and washed up in a café in the House on Saturdays. As I was too young to be ...Read full memory
I remember collecting the Sunday papers from the back door of Ropers house before the shop was built, and an order for a cake could be placed to be made for birthdays and other occasions, I forget the name now of the lady who made these wonderful cakes.
when I was 10 my younger sister was 8 and the twins with five , we were sent to St Clare's convent. We were in sister Catherines' flat she was very good to us but we were only there for a year before returning home to our ...Read full memory
Hi Brian good to hear from you I contacted Ron Mobbs about four years ago and he is well please let me know what your up to.
I have one of the earliest known photographs of the building that occupied the site in the 1800's. The house was started as a 'Beer House' by a Frederick Smith circa 1851. It underwent a rebuild by Richard King c1898, and ...Read full memory
Hi does anyone know the where abouts of Doris Lee nee Mather use to live in remuir street and tooting before moving to Lincoln . I moved up to Huntington . I am trying to locate Doris, I am Beryl Clark. Nee Jamieson Doris,s ...Read full memory
Hi, I Tina My mum is Rosemary Fish we lived on Shoreham Road in Smaldole, Just wondered if anyone remembers the name of a house that was knocked down to build Silver Birches Estate?
My family have a long history with porthcawl as my mothers family name was Churchill and my mother and her mother ran the sweet stall and the fish stall in trecco bay in the sixties and seventies. My fathers side of the family is ...Read full memory
I remember being aged 3yrs and my mum would walk me down to butterworths grocery shop and let me walking on my own with a huge straw shopping bag and shopping list..the lady in there, Mrs ...Read full memory
I remember living on Perry Vale above the old bus garage, and my brother and I would go to Horniman Museum, then go about 400 yards behind and there was a castlelated building consisting of a basement ...Read full memory
I was born in Motspur Park on the 2nd Jan 1940.Lived in Tennyson Avenue until 1950 when we moved to Enfield. Went to Burlington Road infant school. I remember my father having an allotment by the railway station which is now there ...Read full memory
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