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Memories of Woodford Bridge

Mixed Memories Of This Famous Hospital

About the time I was born in 1939, I had two aunts who were nurses in Claybury Hospital. Several years later, in the early 50s, I used to help the ...Read full memory

A memory of Woodford Bridge by Michael Prudence

The Sweet Shop Near Ray Lodge School

I can remember the sweet shop just outside the school, I would run there (during playtime) for sweets. There was a wooden step for small children to be ...Read full memory

A memory of Woodford Bridge by Chris Hoddinott

Childhood Memories

I remember my father speaking about Woodford Bridge and High Road, Woodford. His name was Clarence Harris Bickers and together with my mother we all lived at 52 St. ...Read full memory

A memory of Woodford Bridge by Miriam Hatt

"Any Old Iron"

This photo brings back lots of memories for me as it shows High Road, Woodford Bridge which is where the old-fashioned ironmongers that my family owned was situated. There had ...Read full memory

A memory of Woodford Bridge by Jane Manley

Drapers Dairy

My mum took me to the pond when I was a toddler. There were tiny fish in the pond which facinated me. On the right of the picture is a block of flats. This is where Draper's ...Read full memory

A memory of Woodford Bridge by Sue Terry

Claybury Memories.

Both my parents were nurses at Claybury during the 1950s. My dad worked days and my mum worked nights. I can remember her telling me that when she did 'the rounds' during ...Read full memory

A memory of Woodford Bridge by Hilary Hughes

Claybury Hospital

This wonderful picture might show visitors leaving after visiting time, or as I prefer to think, it could be gardeners and other staff leaving after their day's work is ...Read full memory

A memory of Woodford Bridge by Roger Crabb

Police Station

I have only just found this site. I was born in 1944 in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, my Mom was sent there as bombs were falling still in the London area and Woodford was still ...Read full memory

A memory of Woodford Bridge by Brian Staines

Memories Of Claybury Hospital

My mum worked at Claybury for many years, myself and younger sister were schooled at a Catholic school in Manford Way, due to hours my mother worked we were ...Read full memory

A memory of Woodford Bridge by Ayesha Baties

The Little Shop

Derek, the little shop by the school is where I would go a buy an OXO for 1/4d farthing. The gravy in the school dinners were so weak and washy I would crumble it into my ...Read full memory

A memory of Woodford Bridge by Frank Bedford

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