Memories of Southall

Growing Up In Southall

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?

A memory of Southall

Southall And 1940s And 1950s

See southallknowhere site - long lists of memories of Southall and around areas, 1930s to 1970ish.

A memory of Southall by Yvonne Butler

Family Movements

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

Southall Working Men's Club

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

Born In Southall

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

A memory of Southall by juron2009

Emlyn Morgan

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

A memory of Southall by Jake Morgan

Marlow Road

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

A memory of Southall by paulfixme

Norwood Green

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

A memory of Southall by Rosemary Kind

Partly Remembering My Youth

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

A memory of Southall by malcolmcg

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