Memories of Hornchurch

All Coming Back To Me Now!

Hi from New Zealand, so good to see this site, found quite by accident. I was born in Oldchurch Hospital in 1946 and spend my childhood living at Laburnum Walk, Elm ...Read full memory

St. Andrews Church.

I used to go to Sunday school here, every Sunday afternoon. I was an angel in a Nativity play, and have a lovely black and white print of the play with numerous friends in, to ...Read full memory

A memory of Hornchurch by Paula Kent

Wood Hall Parade

I can remember most of the shops here. The off-licence, Stowells; where Robert Harlow and his family lived and served. Then Draytons, the sweet shop - Mr Drayton had rather red ...Read full memory

A memory of Hornchurch by Paula Kent

Great Times

Hi my name is Doug Wilson. This site brought back so many memories. I was born in a bungalow in Wingletye Lane in August 1954 but moved to Great Gardens Road when I was 9 months ...Read full memory

Happy Days

I lived in Hornchurch 1946-58. Went to school at North Street Primary and then for a brief time to Dury Falls before we moved in 1958. My father ran Cramphorns Corn and Seed ...Read full memory

Elm Park 1950 1985

The MORLEY family of nine who squeezed into a new house in Rosewood Ave, Elm Park 1950s - 1980s, did a 'down memory lane' trip 28 July 2011 (Romford Recorder), brilliant to go ...Read full memory

A W Sibley Butchers

This butchers shop seen to the left was owned by my family and was next to Woolworths. We had other shops in Chadwell Heath, Ilford etc. as well as Frank's Farm in Upminster. ...Read full memory

A memory of Hornchurch by Nick Sibley

The Pool House

I was a resident at the cottage homes from about 1960 for a few years, and again in the later 1960s and early 1970s. The building on the right is where the swimming pool was. We ...Read full memory

Suttons Secondary Modern Boys' School, Hornchurch

My Dad, Dennis (Den) Smith lived at 69 St. Andrews Avenue with his widowed mother Iris and his younger sister Mary. During WWII the area suffered ...Read full memory

A memory of Hornchurch by Debra Budge

Born At 80 High St. 1931.

THE picture of BILLET LANE was taken outside of DR.PATTERSONS surgery,he was my family doctor during the war(39/45) ,when my Grandparents lived in LANGTONS. PB.

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