Aveley, Recreation Ground c.1960

Memories of Aveley


Omg, I remember so many of you. I started at Love Lane in 1965 and left in 1970. I was friends with Susan Harvey, Carol Head, Jackie Kirk, Karen Harman, Barbara Cox, Lesley Davidson, Libby Campbell, June Tyler, Liz Knapp, Christine Havis, Sandra Glendenning; Janet Hobb, Deborah Daly (these are the few names I can (...Read full memory)

I have very fond memories of growing up in Aveley. I was born in a prefab in 1947 at 4 East Walk, my dad worked at Thames Board Mills clocking up over 30 years of service (he died in Field Road in 1970), like everyone born there I attended Primary School and the Junior school and entered Bushy Bit in 1958, what a (...Read full memory)

Born under a table in the front room of No.7 Hall Road on 16/7/1944 while an air raid warning sounded to herald the German V1s presence above. I attended Aveley Infants and Primary schools between 1949 and 1955 and then Aveley Sec.(Bushy Bit) from 1955 until 1959. My teachers were Ms Pentany and Ms (...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)

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