Aveley, High Street, Bus Stop c.1950

Memories of Aveley


Being one of the first residents in Belhus Estate (Foyle Drive) I remember the night in 1957 when the fire engines came when the old mansion burned down.

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)

Hello Glenda, my dear. I remember that name - Lighten. Where is Eastern Ave? Is it the road where Trevor Johnson and David Warren lived? Michael Cox there too. Remember him? Now I remember our dads - good mates - working at the Tunnel. Down in Church View at the bottom were the Eggletons - much feared. Although (...Read full memory)

I went to school in Love Lane from1969 /1974, my first teacher was Mr. Cowell, others included Paddy Rice, Mr Stowell, Mr Morris, Mrs Abbey, Miss Close, Mr Napier, Miss Norman, Mr Mumford. I am in contact with 2 girls from my class, Susan Butler and Jane Malpass,. I knew the Carpenters from Church View, when I was 15 I (...Read full memory)

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