Memories of Walthamstow
I was put in St Marys along with my two sisters, Betty & Maureen Killin. Our mum & dad separated so our mum put all my brothers away & an older sister; she was put elsewhere, none of us saw our older sister until she was 60 years old. Me & my other two sisters never really knew our brothers. I was 6 months old when I ...Read full memory
From a very young age I have cherished memories of visits and sleepovers at the big old Victorian-era home belonging to my grandparents in Ringwood Road, E17. The cosiness of it is hard to replace these days. We would sleep in my grandparents' big old bed in the main large bedroom. The home never had a bathroom ...Read full memory
My great grandfather was Alfred Monk and he married Edith Elizabeth Thompson. They lived at 25 Gosport Road and I have the 1911 census copy that he filled out..
Hi, I've been trying to chat to people about the Wood St walk, my dad ran in it for quite a few years until he and my uncle were disqualified for catching a bus! It was a big occasion back then and I have no idea why or what time of year it was run. I also remember a children's fancy dress parade, I must have been about 6 - ...Read full memory