Bringing Back Memories - a Memory of Aveley.

I was born in Central Avenue, opposite Lil and Derek Ward. Born in 1962. The good old days is what I call it, as they were. My Dad worked at the Thames Board mill factory, and my mum worked as a cleaning in Love Lane school then went to clean the Juniors school down by the village. My brother worked on knights farm. My maiden name is Havis. I went to the infants and juniors in Aveley, then attended Love Lane school for a short while, till that had to be closed, then we got transferred to Neithan Drive school in Kenningtons Estate. when I was in my teens I used to work in the Aveley club washing up glasses and selling sweets and rolls,Oh God! my favourite crisps were Bovril. LOL. I worked for a fantastic couple called Lyn and Mick, They were so lovely and worked hard to keep the business a float. I always wish the times were the same, as money was short but we were happy. I remember playing Tin Can Alley and Knock Up Ginger with all the girls {Wards} my sister carol and her friend Diane Feltham. I married a Soldier in 1981 in the Aveley church,.and that's when my life began. moving from one country to another. If only we could have our time again. Aveley was a Great place to live. I must visit soon.

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