Aveley, High Street 1952

Memories of Aveley


I was born in Blenheim Gardens, I lived there until I was fourteen and we moved away. I remember Aveley with fondness. I can remember go-carting down Blenheim Gardens, the bonfire in the alley, the pit which I remember as being a wildlife paradise complete with bullrushes. Mr and Mrs Read lived at the bottom of our road, he (...Read full memory)

I have been wondering who the two women are in the photo. I wonder if anybody has got any idea or knows who they are?

My family moved to Aveley in January 1967, when I was three weeks old. We lived in Manor Close, where in fact my older brother still lives. One memory I have of High Street is the day when Wallis Supermarket open, I think it must of been around 1975, as I can remember being in the playground of the Junior (...Read full memory)

It brought back so many happy memories reading about Aveley, I went to BUSHY Bit school around 1959-64 then it closed and moved to Love lane. I Lived in Myrtle Grove until I got married at Avely Church in 1970. I remember Miss Norman, PE teacher, and Mr Sidebottom my form master. My maiden name was Thomas.

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