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 ...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, ...Read full memory
See southallknowhere site - long lists of memories of Southall and around areas, 1930s to 1970ish.
I was born at 12 Lyndhurst Ave Southall on January 1941. My parents moved into this property in the late 30s. I remember a bit of the war when I was about three or four as we had a shelter in the back garden ...Read full memory
Please help. Has anyone got photos of Chick Stores or any memories of Mr Chick, the shop, or how long it was there for. Where did Mr Chick go? My mother still lives in Berwick Avenue. I do remember vaguely ...Read full memory
These are a few of the shops I remember from my childhood: Platts store where you could buy 2oz butter or half a loaf of bread, Greens the open veg shop, the Co op store which my mum worked in when she left school, the ...Read full memory
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 ...Read full memory
I was born at Lady Margaret road and Carlyle ave in 1952. We shared the home with my grandad Fred Puddy who was well known in the area. He was the southall cricket coach and a long distance runner. Also shared ...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 ...Read full memory
I lived in Lea Road, Southall. My father Alfred was a lorry driver for Sanders & Son, also known as The Tube, half way down Gordon Road. My mum Betty worked as a manager of Bill Taylors newsagents just off the ...Read full memory
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