Ripple Road - a Memory of Barking.

I was born in 1948 and lived behind Wallis's undertakers in Ripple Road, where my dad was the manager. I went to St Margaret's Church of England School in Back Lane, and was married at St Margaret's Church in 1970. I also did my nursing training at Barking (Upney) Hospital, before moving to Colchester. I have memories of losing my Easter bonnet into the Town Quay one Sunday morning after church.
Carol Harding (nee Leith)

A memory shared by Carol Harding on Jan 5th, 2009. Send Carol Harding a message.

 Comments & Feedback

Fri Mar 10th 2017, at 1:01 am
999 commented:
Hi Carol,
I was born in 1948 and went to St Margarets c of e primary school, so we were probably in the same class. Do you remember in the nursery class, sleeping on camp beds in the playground? Or the musicians that visited to play for us, the toilet block in the playground and the air raid shelter next to the hall? Mike Maynard

Add your comment

You must be signed-in to your Frith account to post a comment.

Sign-in or Register to post a Comment.

Sparked a Memory for you?

If this has sparked a memory, why not share it here?

Tips & Ideas

Not sure what to write? It's easy - just think of an important place in your life and ask yourself:

  • How does it feature in your personal history?
  • What are your best memories of this place?
  • How has it changed over the years?
  • How does it feel, seeing these places again?
  • Do you remember stories about the community, its history and people?

This week's Places

Here are some of the places people are talking about in our Share Your Memories community this week:

...and hundreds more! Enjoy browsing more recent contributions now.