Aveley, Stifford Road c.1950

Memories of Aveley


My grandparents, Arthur Andrew Rush & Lilian Maud Rush 9nee Sayers0 had this pub, The Ship Inn, from 1940 -1955. They had two daughters, my Mother, Lilian Beatrice Gough (nee Rush) & Gladys Barker (nee Rush). At the start of WWII, after being bombed out of our home in Romford Essex, I was evacuated (...Read full memory)

I was born in Blenheim Gardens in 1964 at my parents' house. I have great memories from the Tuffty Club through to starting school at the Primary in Aveley. Teachers that come to mind were Mrs Sykes and Mrs Southgate. The sports days were great and yes, I cheated in the egg and spoon! I remember going to Minehead and (...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?

Does anyone remember the stables at Park Lane? There was a horse there called Appollo owned by a girl called Jackie, her mother owned the stables. Jackie and I were good friends, we hung out a lot, if anyone remembers her please let me know, I'd love to hear from you.

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