Barkingside, The Old Maypole Inn c.1910

Memories of Barkingside


I lived in Barkinside from 1952 until 1969. My parents were there until 2007 so I have seen so many changes. We originally lived in Clayhall, St Claire Close and my parents moved to Brandville Gardens in the 90s. Both my brother and I went to Fairlop and had a really sound eduaction there. I became a Civil (...Read full memory)

I lived in barkingside all my life I lived in colvin gdns I remember patricia moving to Australia with her brothers my mum looked after her when she was little l used to wheel her out in her pram I used to go to fairlop school and go to the state cinema often we all used to play in the street on our bikes and skates they were (...Read full memory)

I have lived in Fullwell Avenue, Barkingside all my life. I was born in 1949. Who remembers where in the high road was W H Smith or Pollacks or where Sainsbury's was orginally? How about the garden centre that was opposite the old police station.  Mossford Garage was where Somerfield is now. What about Fance's the bakers? (...Read full memory)

hey there I wondered if anyone can help me I grew up in Barkingside and remember lots about it but my mum and brother were having a conversation about Barkingside high street the other day and they couldnt remember the name of the fishmongers/butchers one side of the shop was fishmongers the other a butchers my mum (...Read full memory)

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