Aveley, High Street c.1960

Memories of Aveley


I was 7 when we moved into 128 High Street, Aveley in 1942. Our back fence backed onto the rec' and my best friends were Donald Crawford, Ray Andrews and Bob Painter. It was during the Second World War of course, and I returned after being evacuated to (...Read full memory)

Hello. I came across this site yesterday quite by accident and was really taken away by all the memories. Here are mine - I was surprised by the names and everything else that came back to me. Forgive me if I don't spell all the names right, I think they should still be recognizable. And I hope there's enough space (...Read full memory)

My Father John Poston was born in Aveley in 1927 hes brothers and sisters were Lilian, Frank, Grace, Twins Janet and David and Ruth he has many memories of growing up in the Village all of which i will endeavor to get him to share, My Grandfather (also Frank) was a builder .Dad has many photos of the Village and (...Read full memory)

Friends I grew up with between 1954/64,neighbours Colin and Angela Rood,Ian and Julie Dalrymple,Mark Hide,John Porter.School Friends Robert Groves,Lesley Cobb, Robert Suckling and Raymond Blezzard,Ann Martin,Valerie Pampling last three lived Purfleet Road, School teacher at Aveley Junior Mrs Skeet.I remember the (...Read full memory)

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