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Memories of Welling

Good Old Days

I grew up in Welling from 1942 until I left to join the RAF in 1962. I remember Danson Park and the pool with its fountain. I also loved the lake and the boats. I remember too, riding ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Barry Willis

A World So Far From 2012 It Hurts To Think About It!

I grew up in Welling form 1948 to 1963. Leaving it was the saddest moment of my life - one I have never really recovered from. So vivid were the ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Noel Bailey

Welling Corner The Embassy And Elsa Road School.

I lived on welling corner, above the shops, flat 15b. I went to the embassy on Saturday nights where I met my wife in 1959 and still going strong. My ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Michael Hibberd

My Welling Family

Both of my parents lived in Welling. Mum was born there and dad's family moved there later. Sadly all my mum's family have passed on with the exception of my Uncle John who is now ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Pauline Bajic

People In Welling In '55 '59

Welling was my home town; I was born in Westwood Lane in 1944 and went to Hook Lane and Westwood Schools. I can remember walking to Hook Lane school passing Leons, it was ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Barbara Brennan

Wrotham Road

Yes, I used to go to Wrotham Road for rock & roll, they were the early days from 1960 to 1963 and it was the meeting place for the lads. I remember taking a break from dancing and going ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Christopher Smith

Broken Biscuits !

I was brought up in Welling in the 1950s and 60s and Welling Corner played an important part in my life! I can see Woolworths on the right of this postcard. This was where everyone ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Gaynor Wingham

Great Times At The Emabssy Welling

You mention the Embassy Ballroom in Welling. I first started going there in 1953 (when I was 14 but looked older as you needed to be 16 to get in!) and carried on ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Ken Taylor

How I Remember The Good Times

I also remember Wrotham Road Centre and used to go dancing there, also the Embassy at Welling, my heart throb attended Townley Road for Girls (Sally Tollhurst), all ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Christopher Smith

Good Memories

I spent a few days in London for the Queens Diamond Jubilee last year. I decided to pay a visit to where I use to live in Welling. After reading some of the stories it certainly ...Read full memory

A memory of Welling by Ron Collins

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