Although I was born in Isleworth I went to school in Hounslow, firstly to Hounslow Town School in Pears Road in 1960 and then onto Bulstrode Girls school in 1964. We were the ...Read full memory
I lived in Millwood Road and went to Chatsworth Infants and Juniors. I remember going to the clinic for treatment for a pidgeon chest, mum took a photo of me wearing my ...Read full memory
I was born in 1941 in Midsummer Avenue. I remember a little park at the top of the avenue. It had a very large air raid shelter in it which people from the avenue and surrouding ...Read full memory
In the '50s and '60s we lived at the 'bottom' end of Hanworth Road, near the Crematorium, so most of our shopping was done either in Feltham, or more locally "up at the Mount". (The shops by ...Read full memory
About 1963 I used to visit the Odeon and was allowed to play the Compton Organ. I became friendly with Don Galloway (the second projectionist) who also played the organ. He emigrated ...Read full memory
I was seconded to 10 Signals Regiment in November 1971 from my Territorial Army engagement with 39 Signals and spent the best part of a foggy, ...Read full memory
Osterley Park became within striking distance of my Hounslow home once I had a bike and from about the age of 12 (1960) would cycle there with a school friend with our bottles of pop ...Read full memory
I am a bit younger than the other contributers being 2 when I moved to Hounslow in 1950. I wasn't born there but regard Hounslow as my home town and well remember the Odeon ...Read full memory
I also remember Hounslow Cottage Hospital very well. I had personal experience of it when I was taken there for a check-up after a minor car accident in about 1950/1 when I smashed my ...Read full memory
We moved to Isleworth/Osterley in 1961. We bought a maisonette just off Northumberland Avenue, Rothbury Gardens. My first son was 2 weeks old. We lived there for 19 years, by then ...Read full memory
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