West Ham, Richmond Road c.1890
Memories of West Ham
I lived right opposite the Theatre Royal in the 60s and remember going to see the panto Aladin with Salway Road school it was wonderful. I just loved wandering around Boardmans store in Angel Lane and going into the little bungalow furnished with all mod cons. The hat department upstairs and walking around the balcony and looking ...Read full memory
Does anyone remember a Church of England home for unmarried mothers? There appears to be no mention of one in history pages, and no record of the poor girls who left their babies there.
I am looking for my family on my dad's side. I remember my grandparents, John and Elizabeth Thompson, they lived at 10, Forest Lane, Stratford, London. I have many happy memories of staying with my grandparents, and of them taking me once to a pantomime. I can't remember where it was, I must have been about 5 at the time. I ...Read full memory
My nan lived at 10 Forest Lane, Maryland Point. Some times I would stay with her and my Auntie Conny. When my nan had her coal delivered, the coalman would lift a cover up by the side of the front door, the coal was empitied down into the cellar, the delivery men had 2 large cart horses that pulled the coal wagon ...Read full memory