Aveley, Hall Road c.1960

Memories of Aveley


I went to Aveley School from 1966 - 1971, I lived in Martin Road and we often walked through the rec to get to school. I remember Paddy Rice and the Merediths as well as Ron Whitwood, Miss Close and Mr Stowell. We went to the Hall Road Parade at lunch time and had chips. I also played in Belhus Park and (...Read full memory)

My mum and dad Pat and Brian Green lived in Aveley all there lives, Dad was born 1933 and went to Bushy Bit school and mum was born 1936 and her grandfather Jack Thornhill owned the Prince Albert pub. Once they were married they lived in Purfleet Road, which is where I still live and my sister also. But Oh how times have (...Read full memory)

This is Mardyke School, South Ockendon

This was the school I went to from 1963 until I left school in 1967. I have many fond memories of getting into trouble with a little help from friends. Mary and Wendy were two of my closest friends. My name back then was Edith Richards and I lived in Usk road on the Kenningtons estate. I was there from 1953 untill 1971 (...Read full memory)

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