West Ham, Richmond Road c.1890
Memories of West Ham
I grew up in West Ham from my birth until 1960, living at Stephens Road, Stratford. I remember going shopping with Mum to Stratford High Road, we would go to the market for all Mum's shopping. We would buy fish from Angel Lane and ...Read full memory
I was born in Jersey Road in 1960. Just around the corner, my nan used to own a grocery shop in Devonshire Road called Smiths. I had loads of good times there as a young boy. There was also a chip shop very near ...Read full memory
being a pupil at grove (or salway) primary school was handy as afterwards i would go with my mate, harry short, and visit his dad's pub, the red lion i think, opposite the theatre royal. we would play on the dumb waiter, pulling ...Read full memory
I remember living at no 41, Louise Road, Stratford E15, during the Blitz, and attending Water Lane School. At school each day as the teacher called out our names for Attendance, I noticed ...Read full memory
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