See southallknowhere site - long lists of memories of Southall and around areas, 1930s to 1970ish.
found site november2015, message for lynette ware one of the barton boys you mentioned on message board about prefabs five boys are now me high Wycombe david new south wales Australia kieth Bournemouth laurie isle of wight and Christopher still in southall
I recently went back for a nostalgic look at the area I came from and wondered if anyone knows if and when Southall Working Men's Club changed address. I used to go there when I was young as my dad Charlie Hayes was president there for a long time, I think in the 50's and 60's. Fred Ketley was also a name I ...Read full memory
I was born at 18, Cranleigh Gardens on the 23/05/1936, my was born in Whites Cottage, Kings Street Southall onthe 26//091905 my grandfather was Southall first fire officer my grandfather was Edward (Ted) J Bowden & my grandmother was Catherine M Bowden ...Read full memory
Does anybody have any memories of my lost grandfather? He was a Welsh man called Emlyn Morgan, and lived in Southall during WWII. He was from a farming family and was born near Neath. He worked as a baker in Southall or nearby, so must have been known to the local community. He was also in the army. He married Eleanor John ...Read full memory
I lived at 27 marlow road in the 1950s remember the dairy havelock road and the greyhound track. Went to Clifton road school and then onto featherstone road have many happy memories running across the iron bridge when the trains were coming and getting home and being told off for smelling of anthracite,plenty of fields to play in them days
I was born in Norwood Green in 1939. I also went to Clifton Road school. We were bombed regularly as the anti aircraft guns were in Osterly Park behind our house which was also opposite St Marys Church. Two Italian prisoners of war visited our house quite a lot and sat by the fire with me in their lap. I think they fancied ...Read full memory
I was born with my twin brother at 91 Greenland Cres. In November 1945. Following my fathers discharge from the RAF we moved to 197 Allenby Road. It was quite a nice location then and backed onto Jubilee Park. During my younger years I attended Lady Margaret junior school, followed by Dormers Wells secondary modern ...Read full memory
Hi, please accept my apologies, I've had problems with my email. I have lost your phone number so can you give me a ring? 07853393446. Cheers, Phil Jones
I lived with my Mum , her name was Olive Hughes in Townsend Road from about 1961 to 1970. We lived at number 148. My Mother drove a Torquoise blue Austin A 40, she was probably the only woman who drove and actually had a car way back then. My Mother was an extremely glamorous woman, always beautifully dressed. I attended St ...Read full memory
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