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Memories of Edmonton

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

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

Raynham Road And Leed Street

My mother was born in 1920 and grew up in Raynham Road. She lived next door to the chip shop. I remember going in to the shop as a small child to ask for the crackling ...Read full memory

A memory of Edmonton by Maureen Russell

Tynemouth Road

I was born at 59 Tynemouth Road, Tottenham in 1949, does anyone remember us? My brother's name is Bruce Abbott and I had a sister called Pat,who sadly died in 1965. Upstairs to us ...Read full memory

A memory of Edmonton by Shirley Abbott

Nightingale Rd Memorys

Can anyone remember the shops in Nightingale Road, near St Marys Road? I grew up in 238 Nightingale Road, with my sister, who was 4 years younger then me. Myhappiest times ...Read full memory

A memory of Edmonton by Janet Abbott

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

A memory of Edmonton by Rozanne Collins

Happy Days

I have read an article by Sylvia Lock. I made me smile and bought back so many happy memories from my childhood in Edmonton. I to remember Pymms park and yes the dentist at the clinic in ...Read full memory

A memory of Edmonton by Keith Thompson

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

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

A memory of Edmonton by Brian Pritchard

Harry Parker

I am trying to trace my family history and I believe that my Great Uncle (Harry Parker) lived in Mount Pleasant Rd in Tottenham from the 30's through till his death in 1993. I have ...Read full memory

A memory of Edmonton by Richard Fitzgerald

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