Memories of Barking


i was 5 wen we came back from germany and were put into the nissan huts used during the war by royal artillery the guns were still there and me and my sister jenny used to play on them and turn ...Read full memory

A memory of Barking

Man Hung

i remeber one night walking from keith road over to the harrow pub to get some fags for me mum cos me dad was compere at most of the pubs around barking and as i walked past eatsbury house i ...Read full memory

A memory of Barking by Bob Warren

Rosebank Caravan Park Clacton

Does anyone remember rosebank caravan park on the london rd going into Clacton ? (little Clacton I believe) the robin hood pub was close by and right next to the ...Read full memory

A memory of Barking by Kevin Edwards

Any One From Victoria Rd?

Hi our family used to live at 90 Victoria rd, I remember playing with a girl called Karen harter who lived at the end of Victoria rd, this was late 50s early sixtys, my 2 ...Read full memory

A memory of Barking by Kevin Edwards

Shops In Barking

I remember the shops in Barking very well when I was a child. One of my favourite shops was Bullies the Jewellers, you couldn't miss it because it had a great big clock flush ...Read full memory


I was born in Barking Hospital in 1967 but my family moved into Upney House at Faircross in 1953 I believe, this may have been when these were first built. I have lots of memories of ...Read full memory

Ghostly Memories Of Eastbury House

I am Barking born and bred on 25.04.1921 and lived in Fanshaw Avenue which was not far from Eastbury House. I have now reached the age of 92 and would like to ...Read full memory

A memory of Barking by Winifred Lines

The Road Where I Was Born October 1944,Earliest Memory Approx 1944

Opposite the Odeon cinema, the spotted dog and off licence. I'm certain it was Tommy Keene from Axe St who would be on Wakering Rd ...Read full memory

A memory of Barking by Lesley Hawken

Shepherd Street, Bow.

Does anyone remember Shepherd Street in Bow? The Widow's Son pub was on the corner (famous for its hot cross buns legend). The pub is still there but the road is now warehouses ...Read full memory

A memory of Barking by Roy Pryer

East Ham 1966/1968

I moved from Dulwich in 1966 as my father was in the army.We lived in the TA camp on Vicarage lane and I went to Vicarage Lane School. My maiden name was Mcnickle. I attend it ...Read full memory

A memory of Barking by Sharron Hill

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