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Ickenham, Swakeleys House c.1965

Photo of Ickenham, Swakeleys House c.1965

Ickenham, Swakeleys House c.1965

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Memories of Ickenham

My Confirmation

Must have been 1962 when I was confirmed at St Giles. We have an old super 8 film of us coming out of church, boys smartly dressed, girls veiled, some wore uniforms. We had had ...Read full memory

St Giles Church.

We moved to Ickenham in early 1960s and attended the parish church of St Giles. It is a very old church, once belonging to the estate of Swakeleys House, and is on the corner of a ...Read full memory

A memory of Ickenham by Heather Holden

12 Glebe Avenue Kolordek

This picture is just too small to see if my parents' shop - Kolordek - is illustrated in the row. We moved away around 66/67. Vaiseys had the grocers next door - I was ...Read full memory

Shopping At Hamers

I moved to St Giles Avenue with my parents in 1948 when I was 15 years old.  Before this group of shops was built, there was a little hut run by Mr Hamer and I remember my ...Read full memory

A memory of Ickenham by Lorna Jennings

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About this photo

Sir Edmund Wright, sometime Lord Mayor of London, built this lovely Jacobean house. A later owner, Sir Robert Vyner, notoriously cooked one of his deceased servants, displaying the corpse in an open coffin to visitors - a macabre spectacle that delighted Samuel Pepys, who recorded the event in his diary.