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Pageant Gardens Sherborne

my grandfather used to play in the gardens when he was a child. His father was the police superintendent so he lived next door to the gardens between 1910 and 1920. The ...Read full memory

A memory of Sherborne by ianswatridge


my grandad and granny were , arthur and esther kirkham , my mam was carole she married clive backhouse in 2012 i think after bein together quite a wile , my sistersa and brothers are tina ...Read full memory

View Point

This is View Point on White Hill and is some 777 feet above sea level. As you can see there is a fantastic view towards the South Downs and west to Box Hill. It was from here during the ...Read full memory

A memory of Caterham by jbsatlarge

Highwalls Ave

i lived in highwalls in no 21 moved in on june 1953 and spent after my wedding and lived there along time, lovely to see the old pictures shirley oakes

Big Stars

I saw Little Stevie Wonder at The Orchid when I was about 13 and he not much older, in the early 60s. Amazing young man in his red bolero type jacket and red trousers, playing his mouth ...Read full memory

A memory of Croydon by lesleyhunter

Saturday Afternoons At The Orchid

I was around 13 and loved going there. They had a "spot prize" which I won twice, first, House of the Rising Sun and second, The Rise and Fall of Flingel Bunt. Both of them my father later gave away to the daughters of his friend. Was I mad when I found out!

A memory of Croydon by lesleyhunter

Simpson Street

I too lived in Simpson Street No 37 it has been knocked down now but my Godmother Gladys Harrison still lives there on the opposite side of the road I also went to Cullercoats school ...Read full memory

A memory of Cullercoats by gladdie18

Word Perfect Wedding

I am writing this on our 39th wedding anniversary, which brings back happy memories of St Margaret's Church, where we married in 1975. We were so worried about the then vicar, ...Read full memory

A memory of Chipstead by ianward

Central Park Road

I lived at 350 CentralPark Road with my grandparents.Aunt and uncle and cousin in the fifties/early sixties...I went to Central Park secondary school and remember well East Ham ...Read full memory

A memory of East Ham by barry508

Family History Of The Village In The 1930's

My Great Grandfather J.T. Bull was the Local Blacksmith in the Village, my Mother Regina his grandaughter was born there 1929..The Bull Family were also ...Read full memory

Wedding In Lyndhurst.

This is where I had my Wedding reception in 1985. Mr Green was the Hotel Manager at the time.

Northern Drive

hi my name is trevor reece I was born in 1968 my mum and dad lived at 28 northern drive arround the time of the murderd women who livedat 35 god rest her soul.I went to st james ...Read full memory

Hillview, Greengairs

My grandparents lived in Hillview - Hamill - they had a big family. My gran was always baking and my grandad was a cobbler and repaired shoes. I remember the lovely smells of ...Read full memory

A memory of Greengairs by annalynch7

The Brown Family

Does anyone remember the Brown Family who lived in Norbury Avenue. Ken and Jacqueline , I think their parents were Vera And Ron. I believe they may have moved to New ...Read full memory

Goston Gardens Thornton Heath

I married my husband Les Weeks in 1972 he lived at 64 Goston a Gardens with his parents and sister Pamela I think she went to Winterbourne School. Les attended ...Read full memory


As a child, we went to say here with our cousins. Probably about 1954. My cousin and I went over a bridge to a small meadow which belonged to the hotel. We picked daffodils and got into trouble. I remember that the pipes in the bathroom were polished. My name then was Anne Billington

A memory of Dolywern by anne.ayliffe

Lydney 1953 1967

The shop on the extreme left is Harris's Newsagency. Then J. Clifford Hughes the chemist, then The Wool Shop. The long shop (three shops really) is Williams & Cotton: bread & cakes with ...Read full memory

A memory of Lydney by lesleyparker


I was born and raised in Ebrington! Mr Jones my head teacher was amazing there were 24 children in my school it was great. Topped with a life changing school trip to fair isle more than 3o ...Read full memory

A memory of Ebrington

The Beginning

My parents had a static caravan at Alderwasley.It was here I heard my first owl and as we walked down the cobbler road to the bridge Mum and I would look for the water trough where ...Read full memory

A memory of Whatstandwell

4 Generations

this is my 3rd attempt to record this. My grandparents honeymooned in Minnis Bay in 1925. Just before WW2 my Dad stayed at the Minnis Bay hotel as a Marine Commando and did some training prior to D Day Landings. Does anyone know where the hotel was? Apparently there was a parade square outside.

A memory of Birchington

Land Army Girls Accommodation

Hi I believe my mother Ivy Green stayed in accommodation in Baltonsborough during ww2. Does anyone have any ideas where the Land Army Girls accommodation might have been. Thanks.

A memory of Baltonsborough

Netherside Hall

I was there 65 67. I remember lads there tony Hayward and Kenny bagley . Remember going on a trip with Mr young. I remember miss heinz

A memory of Grassington


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. Any information would help no matter how small. Thank you


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

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