Woodford Bridge, Claybury Mental Hospital Entrance 1921

Woodford Bridge, Claybury Mental Hospital Entrance 1921

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Memories of Woodford Bridge

Living In Claybury

I remember living in Claybury Hospital for a while in the late 40's. We lived with the chief fireman, Percy Drain, and we lived in a cottage opposite the laundry (I think) - my brother Darrell, me and mm. I didn't ...Read full memory

16 Highfield Road

I too new Mr Wernink from the bridge mission, after a dip with my friend Evelin in the Hollow Ponds, I was attending a scout meeting at Snakes Lane when I experienced the most horrendous back pain which was diagnosed ...Read full memory

My Grandmother

I have no actual memory but my mother tells me that when she visited her mother at Claybury, I played on the grounds with my father. We emigrated in 1956 when I was 8 and I finally got to go back in 1983 and saw her for ...Read full memory

Rackhams Bakery

I think the memory on Drapers Dairy was confused with Rackhams Bakery which was situated near the Crooked Billet pub and has since been demolished to make way for a block of flats. Drapers Dairy was at the bottom of the ...Read full memory

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