Memories of Walthamstow
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
I was born in Chingford, but have many fond memories of Walthamstow; going shopping down the high street on Saturday morning, I would keep bothering my mum until we had pie and mash. The big knifes and folks and fancy cash regester fascinated me. Then I kept on at mum until she got me a Rossies ice ...Read full memory
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
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..