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
I too new Mr Wernink from the bridge mission, after a dip with my friend Evelin in the Hollow Ponds, I was attending a scout meeting at Snakes Lane when I experienced the ...Read full memory
Both my parents lived in Woodford for most of their childhood. Mum lived in Uplands Road, and Dad lived in Chalford Walk. They got married in Broadmead Baptist Church in 1964. I'm trying to find any records, memories anything at all that might relate to either of them. Can anyone help?
I think this is the date or so, I was fairly young, about 13 at the time. My granny was in this place, it really disturbed me having to go through all the wards with the locks ...Read full memory
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
Looking at this picture brings back memories of the Bridge Mission. You went down a alleyway, I think beside a tie factory and a shop called Grants. Because I had ...Read full memory
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
Bankil's of Woodford Bridge was my uncle's shop. The two men in brown coats were 'Hock' and Dick Chinnery. My uncle was John Banks. My father Brian and brother Peter also ...Read full memory
As Mum went out to work fulltime, Nan looked after me before the age of 3. She would take me shopping to this row of shops regularly. The shop with the long awning ...Read full memory
I was born in Gaynes Hill Road in 1941. Was the shop you are writing about John Bankils (or similar spelling) oposite Gaynes Hill Road. I can remember going to the shop for my ...Read full memory
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