Wickford, St Catherine's Church c.1955
Memories of Wickford
Just along from Halls corner past the police station on your right are two shops. One was a sweet shop run by my great grandparents - Orrock. This must have been in the 1940s as I remember my mother telling me about it. My ...Read full memory
Returning to Wickford after being in the USA for a few years I remember the Willow Cafe, Egans, Adrian's in a hut in Market Road, the livestock market where the Willowdale Centre is now. Dr. Rentons Georgian house in the High ...Read full memory
Continued from Part 2 On the south side of the fire station were a few houses and then a footpath that led to the other entrance to the recreational ...Read full memory
A part of my boyhood was spent on a smallholding just outside of Wickford, the smallholding was called Littlemead. When I first went to Wickford my uncle Ted picked us up from the railway station in a pony and trap, the ...Read full memory
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