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Memories of Edmonton

Tottenham Earlsmead School

I lived in Colsterworth Road,Tottenham between 1948-58 and went to Earlsmead School. So many memories; Palace, Bruce Grove and Florida cinemas where we saw Snow White, sat ...Read full memory

A memory of Edmonton by Robert Comolli

Fore Street And Brettenham Road School

I lived in Sandgate Road Edmonton and well remember "Uffy's" the oil shop, also Gallows the greengrocers I was born in 1951 and went to Brettenham Road Infants ...Read full memory

A memory of Edmonton by Mo Birch

Nightingale Road

I was born in 1935. My father, Fred Pritchard, had a couple of shops on the corner of St. Mary's and Nightingale. Our family lived in a flat above them until 1947. Around 1953 he ...Read full memory

Nightingale Road Again

This is the first time I've been into this site and what should jump out at me but 238, Nightingale Road. My Mother-in-law lived in this same house and when her eldest son ...Read full memory

A memory of Edmonton by Chris Coxall

Dudley James Brooks And Jessie Harris

I am trying to find my long lost family who has strong ties to the Edmonton area. They are Dudley James Brooks b. 1895 and lived with parents Thomas and ...Read full memory

Happy Days In Edmonton

We lived with my grandmother who was not in good health.  My dad worked at Lebus Furniture Factory in Tottenham and would cycle every day to work.  Then he came ...Read full memory

A memory of Edmonton by Rosemary Farr

Memories Of Edmonton

I grew up in Park Avenue, Edmonton near Pymms Park. My gran and grandad Bert and Dolly Uff owned the "oil shop" at 247 Fore Street and my sister Ginny and I used to help out in ...Read full memory

A memory of Edmonton by Sylvia Lock

Edmonton Lido

One of your contributors mentioned about the Edmonton Lido, near Jubilee Park. I certainly do remember it, and I too spent most of my summer there, even if it was raining. There was a ...Read full memory

A memory of Edmonton by Colin Hornsey

The Shipp Family

Does anyone remember The Shipp Family who lived in Raynham Road and who went to Raynham Road School during the 1920's/1930's? My mum, Lily Shipp lived at No.22. She had tap and ...Read full memory

A memory of Edmonton by Pamela Rider

Growing Up In Tottenham

I spent my first years in Mt Pleasant Rd and went to Bruce Grove School during the war and recall many lessons taken in the playground air-raid shelter. I used to run all ...Read full memory

A memory of Edmonton by Diana Groves

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