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Poverest Road As I Remember It

People use to refer to me as Ian Little. Well I was bread and born in 53 Hood Avenue, St Mary Cray in 1940. At three months old I was taken to my ...Read full memory

A memory of St Mary Cray

The Miniture Steam Railway Gillingham

My father would bring me here to the steam railway as we would go into Gillingham and Chatham to shop. I was not more then five at the time I have a picture of me at the start of the run. The time was 1956.

A memory of Gillingham

The Saddlers In Burscough Street

Does anyone remember Mrs Price's shop? Her children? Her grandchildren? Anyone got photos of the old shop? I would love to see them.

A memory of Ormskirk

Where I Was In '57

I don't recall to much of Cheadle Hulme. By the way my name is Brian Cheadle, and I was born in Swinton back in 1952. I remember Station Road. I was 10 years old when we ...Read full memory

A memory of Cheadle Hulme

Winstanley Road

I was born in 1950 at 45 Winstanley Road, the house next door to Foxwells the bakers on the corner of Speke Road. Opposite my house was the Church of the Nazarene where I went to ...Read full memory

A memory of Battersea

I Own This House

The first two cottages on the left have been demolished. The grey and the white building. The shop at the end is what I own. It used to be a grocers shop, watch makers and a bakery. It was mentioned in the 1861 census but I cannot trace the shops back further.

A memory of Wrentham

Post 1 The Den Builders

My brother Colin and I lived at 109 East park Marbury, we were originally in no 110 which was a long red hut as I remember it. The Cleary's lived next door who were from ...Read full memory

A memory of Marbury

Shop In Market Street

I worked at the co-op drapery, next door to Davys and Frisbys shoe shop at the other side in 1955 untill I married and left in 1960. The manager was Mr Shaw from ...Read full memory

A memory of Eckington

An Aussie In Brixton

I came to England on a working holiday with a mate in 1957. We were told of digs in Brixton (by an accommodation woman at the YMCA) at 37 Wiltshire Road and we lived there for ...Read full memory

A memory of Brixton

Roffey Park Hospital, 1968.

Was a patient at the hospital from Palm Sunday, 1968 for about six weeks. The picture you have in postcard form was the rose garden. I took several photographs in colour, while there, as we had access to the whole of the grounds. will forward copies, when I have traced them.

A memory of Horsham

Ww2 Memories

In 1940 a group of children with ages ranging from about eight to eleven were evacuated from Croydon, (then in Surrey) and taken in by the local populace. I (Les Quilter) and John ...Read full memory

A memory of Abbotsham

My Grandparents House

My grandparents, James & Phyllis Mason owned this hotel and I spent many a weekend there as a child in the late 50's and 60's.

A memory of Pilling

St Brendan's Church

Like many families, mine moved to Corby from Scotland in 1949. Our first home was in Stevenson's Way. We moved from Stevenson's Way to Chelveston Drive on The Lodge Park Estate in ...Read full memory

A memory of Corby by Moira Jones

Tarentella Coffee Bar

I used to visit the Tarentella Coffee Bar back in the 60's with my boyfriend who lived in Goston Gardens at that time it was always full of Mods - scooters everywhere.

A memory of Croydon by Christine Weeks

Priors Hill

My greatest memory was the summer evenings during the 1976 heat wave playing 123 & in in Manor Close. I spent many an evening pulling the pines from my clothes having hidden in the ...Read full memory

A memory of Wroughton


I am trying to find information regards my great grandparents, whose surname was Bentham. They lived in the village and I am wondering whether any distant relatives are still living there.

A memory of High Bentham

Childhood Days

i was born on a site at Lindley in 1949, one of a family of four girls. Although we weren't very well off, we were loved and memories are of happy days playing on the air-raid ...Read full memory

A memory of Fenny Drayton

Happy Days

I lived in Copenhagen Road from 1955 when I was 8 I went to Napier Road School and then Upbury Manor. My best friend was Dorothy Pout. Hard to believe that was 59 years ago. We had ...Read full memory

A memory of Gillingham by June Boiling

Born In Palace Road, Crystal Palace Se19

I was born in Palace Road in 1959. I lived with my sisters Fay Barbara and parents John and Audrey Langford. My aunt Joan and Uncle Tom Martin owned ...Read full memory

A memory of Crystal Palace

1960's And The Mods.

This memorial stands at the junction of Heston Road and New Heston Road. The church is on the opposite side of the road. During the early 60s the mods on their scooters used to meet up at the church car-park in the evenings.

A memory of Heston

Barnes Cray Level Crossing

I can remember passing this crossing many times as my father always pointed out that he fished in the adjacent River Cray years ago. This crossing carried a single ...Read full memory

A memory of Barnes Cray by Bob Hewitt

Birkenhead In The 1950s

Birkenhead in the 1950s – it bears no resemblance to how it is today – it doesn't even look the same. Most of the places I remember are gone. The streets where I grew ...Read full memory

A memory of Birkenhead

My Childhood

My grandfather had the newsagents in Swan Street from around 1942 to 1952 and during school hols i would stay in Sible. I would go with either my aunt or grandfather to ...Read full memory

A memory of Sible Hedingham

Best Years 1940, 1950 And 1960

I was born in Mayday Hospital Croydon in 1940 and then lived with my sister, mum and dad in Hythe Road Thornton Heath, got many happy memories, playing football ...Read full memory

A memory of Thornton Heath by Alan Gadd

International Farm Camp Memories....

On a whim I just did a search of tiptree international farm camp. My wife and I worked there in the summer of 1971 and have many fond memories of the many different ...Read full memory

A memory of Tiptree


I started school at Stoneleigh East infants School the year of the Coronation and remember getting my mug full of Smarties and thinking school wasn't so bad. The headmistress was Mrs Bell and my first teacher was Miss Sparrow who confused me by getting married and becoming Mrs Bedford.

A memory of Stoneleigh

Fowey Radio

I cannot remember Fowey Radio at St Blazey but can remember the radio shop in Fore Street and that was run by Mr Osborne. He also had a workshop off The Lawn where we used to take our ...Read full memory

A memory of St Blazey by Des Sturges

Girl's Finishing School

In the early 1960 I attended a girls school of the most pleasant times of my childhood. Of course, the surround areas were enchanting and quite amazing for a young ...Read full memory

A memory of Box

The Floods In Molesey

I remember the river mole had broke it banks and a lot of molesey had been flooded . We went with my dad to see how bad it was . We lived in molesham way and it hadn't ...Read full memory

A memory of West Molesey by Tina Beeston(Rawling )

My Army Day,S

I was a National Service Concript , January 1947 . ( Coldest Winter for years ) . I was posted to Lydd camp with the 30th Light Ack Ack , Regiment Royal Artillery . 18yrs of age . When I ...Read full memory

A memory of Lydd by David Miller

Barking Station 1960 1966

As a school-boy I had a job working for W.H.Smith at Barking Station. I started when I was twelve on a paper round, but after a short while the shop manager, Albert Hedges, ...Read full memory

A memory of Barking by Joss Ollett

Cement Works Holborough Road

I too went to Holmesdale secondary, it was called Snodland Secondary when I first went there. My Dad and Grandfather, Peter and Henry Buss both worked as lorry drivers ...Read full memory

A memory of Snodland by Carole Hooper

Downs Secondary Modern 1964

Hi all. I'm wondering if anyone remembers a student who went to Down Secondary Modern in the mid 60s called Patrick Mackay. He would have attended from approximately ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartford by Rosalind Levine

Pearks Stores

Pub was the Rockwood, not Rockwell. I worked at Pearks Stores, 56, Kingsbury, from 1958 to 1964. My first manager was Cllr. Eric Bentley, an 8th Army veteran. He moved down to the ...Read full memory

A memory of Aylesbury by Ron Adams

Candy Corner

I recall spending hours in the local rec playing football with my mates and then us all calling into Candy Corner to buy fizzy drinks or ice creams on the way home - great days

A memory of Byfleet by Mike Guess


i lived in newbasford i was born in my house at 3 high church street 1967 that house no longer exists the council knocked the area down 1978 i lost good friends and neighbours sadly my ...Read full memory

A memory of Nottingham by Pearl Veikens

Happy Times Then And Now

We had a caravan at Talacre in the late 70's until 1982 when I was 5. I have some vague memories of the sand dunes and the site (now Talacre Beach). Myself and my sister and ...Read full memory

A memory of Talacre by Amanda Bowen

Happy Childhood Memories

Born in Hale in 1941, I have many happy memories of growing up in Hale. Weekly visits to the grocers (Burstons ?) near the railway station. Playing with friends around ...Read full memory

A memory of Hale by Charles Lambert


I was a cadet Nurse here aged 16yrs and a pupil nurse when I was 18yrs. Very happy memories

A memory of Sheffield by Joyce Booth

Victoria Garesfield Memories Web Site

My husband is Billy Thompson (born 1942) grew up in Victoria Garesfield - he lived in the bottom Duckets - and worked at the pit there until it closed ...Read full memory

A memory of North Buckland by Ann Thompson

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