Aveley, St Michael's Church c.1960

Memories of Aveley


Hi Donna, Nice to hear from you... I have fond memories of Vi and Bill Appleton, surprised to hear that they sold the house, had many lovely days there, especially in the summer playing in the pool, hardest thing was keeping Jackson out he he.. Do you know what happened to them? Also Bill's brother Lenny?

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 where I now live,backing onto the Rec,all the toys for the childen have now gone but new ones been put up over by the old tenns courts which is now an carpark. I have lived at Hall Avenue since 1989

I have been searching, to reestablish contact with friends of my youth in Aveley. Also seeking photo records of those days, during and directly after the War. Time is passing and I need to do it before they are all gone. I found two sites on Facebook which were immensely helpful, They are: MEMORIES OF GROWING UP IN OLD AVELEY (...Read full memory)

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