We moved there when you moved out. My dad, John gray did a swap with your dad - mr. Ellis. I vividly remember moving there from golf links and had a great childhood there. My parents sold up in 1994 and moved back to Ireland then moved back to larch crescent off yeading fork. Lol. My brothers still live in yeading I moved to USA in ...Read full memory
How interesting Beverley. My Grandparents (Thomas & Emily Wood) lived at 135 Townsend Road, from when the houses were built in 1908 until my grandmothers death in 1947! An Uncle Married Hilda Redman who lived at No 36! I can remember (just) visiting my grandmother during the war years but can remember nothing about the house. ...Read full memory
My name is Christine Andrews (Bramston is my maiden name). I lived in Devonshire Road Southall from my birth in 1956 until we moved away to Basingstoke in 1966. My best friend was Susan Endersby who lived at 130 Ascot Gardens with her mum and dad Ron and Vera (I think). I had other friends who lived in Rutland Road (a ...Read full memory
I am hoping that someone will remember the night during WW2 when a landmine fell in Lady Margaret Rd. I was about 8/9 at the time 1944/45? I would love to correspond with someone from Southall who remembered this incident which stands out so well in my memory banks. Anyone at all?
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
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