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Memories of Brentwood

Pilgrims Hatch/Childhood.

I was born in London in 1937 and moved to Days Lane, Pilgrims Hatch in that year,so all my childhood years were spent around the Pilgrims Hatch area. Dad was always sharp ...Read full memory

A memory of Brentwood by Brian Taylor

18 Months In Highwood

I spent 18 months in Highwood from April 1951 - November 1952 and would love to hear from anyone who was there at the same time. I remember a ward orderly called Mrs Brown ...Read full memory

A memory of Brentwood by Peter Summers

Highwood Hospital

Highwood Hospital, Brentwood TB hospital for children and teenagers. I was there aged 14 just, in 1953 to 1954, 13 months in all. Apart from the treatment we had a good time. ...Read full memory

A memory of Brentwood by Paul Filler

Horsnell Family

My ancestor was John Horsnell, he was born in 1812 in Brentwood, Essex. I am looking for any relatives of John Horsnell. His parents may have been William and Mary. His father ...Read full memory

The Parade Swimming Baths

Hi, I was an evacuee & I lived in Cresent Road. I used to go to Brentwood Senior Boys School at Doddinghurst Road. On Fridays we always went to the fish and chip shop - ...Read full memory

Highwood Hospital

I was in Highwood Hospital at Brentwood from September 1954 until December 1955. I made a lot of friends there and have some very happy memories. I was on Rowans 1 and 2 Ward and would love to hear from anyone who was there at that time.

A memory of Brentwood

Happy Days

Ah Brentwood swimming pool, such happy memories. Taking the Green line bus from Romford, Mum with picnic packed would take my sister Noreen & I to the pool regularly during the summer ...Read full memory

A memory of Brentwood

The Lion And Lamb Inn

Amazing to see the photo of the Lion and Lamb, I worked there as a cocktail barmaid in 1962 or 1963, the manager was Harvey Storch. I have a lot of fond memories from my time ...Read full memory

Auntie Did Have Tb

I have recently been doing some research into our family history. I was always told by my mother that her elder sister, Bessie Dubora, died from complications following a ...Read full memory

Grandmother's Childhood Home

Probably more years than just 1910. My Grandmother Rose Smith (nee Holloway) grew up here. She was one of 10 children to John and Alice Holloway. She met my ...Read full memory

A memory of Brentwood by Zina Preston

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