Aveley, The School, Ship Lane c.1960

Memories of Aveley


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.

I can remember many good time growing up in Aveley. We used to go to the Botany in Purfleet for the day walking across the pipe on the Mardyke. I went to Bushy Bit between 1959-1963 cannot remember Old Paddy Rice throwing the black board rubber at you if you was not doing what he had told you. (or (...Read full memory)

A Memory of Aveley Hello. I also stumbled across this site by accident and was blown away by all the memories shared by Colin Newberry on Mar 25th 2014. I can relate to many other memories shared but Colin's are so close, my memories flooded back. I moved to Aveley with my Mum and Dad -JOYCE and DEREK WILTCHER c.1952 (...Read full memory)

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